The Prime Minister, António Costa, stated that Portugal should achieve group immunity by the end of the summer, what you consider important for the trust and total liberation of society.
At the signing ceremony of four investment tax contracts with the total value of 141 milhões de euros, no Centro Cultural de Belém, em Lisboa, António Costa stressed that all forecasts indicate that, entre 2021 e 2022, the Portuguese economy can grow around 09%.
– means that, neste momento, – in which, with the acceleration of the vaccination process, we can look to the end of this summer as reaching that most important moment for the total trust and liberation of society, which is group immunity -, We already have a set of investments in place that will ensure the sustained growth of the Portuguese economy, maintaining jobs and creating more and better jobs in the future, essential to absorb the unemployment created by the crisis., highlighted the Head of Government.
Por outro lado, the Prime Minister pointed out that in 2019 had been, até agora, the year the country broke the record for foreign direct investment.
– In terms of foreign direct investment, the contracts already supported by Aicep are already 92% the value of the best year ever, that was 2019. we are still in july, there is still a lot of work to do, there is still the opportunity to 2021 break the record for 2019, estimated.