Portugal, located in the westernmost part of the European continent, has a very rich, unique culture, vibrant cities and beautiful countryside.
Portugal is the world leader for high-quality technical textiles, especially performance fabrics and fabrics made from recycled materials and is also one of the world’s largest manufacturer and exporter of shoes and leather goods. The textile industry is one of the most prioritized and important sectors for the Portuguese economy and employs more than 138.000 people in 5.000 companies working in all sub-sectors of the textile and fashion industry.
Portugal has currently one of the strongest textile industries in Europe and is known for its impressive craftsmanship and expertise in high-quality clothes and home textiles. “Made in Portugal” is a symbol of quality & reliability and it also means the product was made in an environment that is socially and ecologically responsible.
Portugal is known around the world as an excellent destination for apparel sourcing and manufacturing for clothing brands of all sizes.
Due to its great geographic position, it is easy for shipments to reach Europe and the Americas quickly, saving time and money on shipping.
Portuguese clothing and textile manufacturers have the know-how and the technology to produce high-quality garments for a lower cost than many of their European counterparts.