January 2014
Political Risk Yearbook: Portugal Country Report;2014, preceding p2
Country Report
Country Report
This publication presents a December 2013 country report for Portugal which includes forecasts on its economy, international business relations and regimes. Topics discussed include an evaluation of the partnership between the Social Democratic Party (PSD) and the Democratic and Social Center-People's Party (CDS-PP) and the resignation of then-Foreign Minister Paulo Portas from his Cabinet position. It also discusses Portugal's legal structure, political profile and social status.


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