Business Etiquette in Portugal
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Things you should know
Good gesture to know some general things about Portuguese culture.
Portuguese like long business meetings so plan that conversation can take more time than you planned before.
Time for Portuguese is not important.
Never start to talk about business first.
Materials and documents should be in both languages –English, Portuguese.
Please: por favor / se faz favor
Your’re welcome: de nada
Good morning: bom dia
Good afternoon/Good evening: boa tarde
Goodnight: boa noite
Interesting to know
The world-famous Port wine (also
known as "Porto") comes from Portugal
Over half of the world's cork is produced in Portugal.
Portuguese is the official language of 9 countries
Nine out of ten Portuguese people are Roman Catholic, making it one of the most socially conservative nations in the world.
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