The Secretary of State for Internationalization estimates that solely in 2023 can tourism generate worth nearer to the worth recorded within the yr earlier than the pandemic.
The tourism trade is delaying the restoration of exports.Eurico Brilhante Dias, Minister of State for Internationalization, mentioned that it has carried out higher in sending items overseas and this yr ought to resume the pre-pandemic figures, based on an interview. Enterprise journal On Antena1.
“We imagine that by 2023, the restoration of tourism worth will probably be nearer to the extent earlier than the 2019 pandemic. Within the commodity sector, 2020 will probably be a yr of 10% decline in worth. By the top of 2021, we’ll return to those values. I believe that our export quantity in 2020 will attain the extent of the top of 2021, and by way of items, will probably be nearer to the export quantity in 2019,” the Secretary of State mentioned in an interview.
For Brilhante Dias, tourism “is a vital a part of service exports, resembling air transport” and represents “a sequence of very constructive results on the Portuguese economic system, which works past service exports, specifically employment and exhibition tourism. It’s a Portuguese product”.