TITLE

OVERVIEW

PUB. DATE
October 2012
SOURCE
Portugal Country Profile;Oct2012, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents information on Portugal's political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental (PESTLE) structure. The resignation of Prime Minister Jose Socrates in March 2011 resulted to a general election won by the coalition government of the Social Democratic Party and Democratic and Social Centre-People's Party. An overview of the Portuguese government's major fiscal consolidation plan to control the deficit is given.
ACCESSION #
83134441

 

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