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NOTICE for U.S. Citizen Travelers

STEP: Smart Traveler Enrollment Program Subscribe to get up-to-date safety and security information and help us reach you in an emergency abroad. U.S. Citizens Travelers: Please enroll in  step.state.gov  to receive alerts & ensure you can be located in an emergency. U. S. Citizens in an Emergency: In Case of Emergency: Call 1-888-407-4747 (U.S./Canada); +1-202-501-4444 (overseas); or contact the nearest ...
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Ambassador Remarks

Ambassador George E. Glass’s remarks at the American Chamber of Commerce event launching the investment survey of U.S. companies in Portugal (Barometro).  The investment report showcases the substantial and important greenfield and job creating investments that U.S. companies have made in Portugal. Remarks Good morning and thank you Antonio for the kind introduction. Before I ...
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Visit from A/S of State for the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

The U.S. Embassy in Lisbon looks forward to welcoming to Portugal the Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Marie Royce!  In her current role, she oversees a wide range of programs to advance U.S. foreign policy objectives through educational, professional, cultural, and sports exchanges that promote mutual understanding between ...
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COVID-19 Information

Last updated: October 15, 2020 Country-Specific Information: The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to reconsider travel to Portugal due to COVID-19. U.S. citizens traveling directly from the United States to Portugal for non-essential (tourist) travel are currently prohibited from entering Portugal. For all other types of travel and for guidance on arriving from destinations ...
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Expansion of Port of Sines

SINES, Portugal (AP) — The U.S. government and businesses are eyeing an Atlantic port in Portugal as a springboard for expansion and an increased presence in Europe, the U.S. energy chief said Wednesday.    The planned expansion of Sines port’s container and liquefied natural gas terminals present “an enormous opportunity for U.S. industry, as well ...
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Bilateral Trade Increase

Ambassador George E. Glass has met with numerous entities to ensure that Portuguese and U.S. companies are working side by side to contribute to the growth of the Portuguese economy, and also to serve the community. The results in terms of bilateral trade are positive and evident, reaching $9 billion in 2019, which represents an ...
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