PORTUGAL: Country Forecast: Comment & Analysis

January 2006
Political Risk Yearbook: Portugal Country Report;2006, p11
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Discusses the political and economic conditions of Portugal. Solution to the budget deficit problem proposed by Prime Minister Jose S�crates; Response of the General Confederation of Portuguese Workers to the three-year austerity program unveiled by Finance Minister Luis Campos e Cunha; Deadline given by the European Union for Portugal to reduce its budget deficit by 3% of gross domestic product; Impact of the severe drought on the country's economic outlook.


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