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EKF’s risk assessment when exporting to Portugal


EKF's cover policy towards Portugal

​Moderate payment risk. As a rule, EKF will cover risks associated with business transactions in the country. EKF will however often impose special requirements on buyers over and above the ordinary minimum criteria for creditworthiness.

Political risk assessment - export

Credit periodCountry risk classification (0-7)Terms of cover
Up to 1 year0
Reduced cover due to EU rules
No restrictions
1-5 years0
Special terms of cover
Minimum buyer risk category 3 (CC3)
Reduced cover due to EU rules
More than 5 years0
Special terms of cover
Minimum buyer risk category 3 (CC3)
Special guarantees0
No restrictions

Political risk assessment - investments

Type of guaranteeCountry risk classification (0-5)Terms of cover
Guarantee for equity investmentsContact EKF 

Business climate

Good business climate The commercial framework conditions in the country are sound. There may be moderate problems with individual aspects of the business climate, but the overall impression is positive.

Further information about Portugal

POPULATION AREA GDP PER CAPITA
10,813,834 92,090 km222,130 US$

General assumptions for EKF's risk assessments
This information constitutes EKF’s guideline country cover policy at publishing date. The policy is not binding for EKF regarding specific applications for export credit guarantees. Before any commitment is made based on the country cover policy, we recommend contacting EKF for further advice.

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Lynge Gørtz Smestad

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Contact EKF’s country and bank analyst:
Lynge Gørtz Smestad
+45 35 46 27 11
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