The senior vice president credit officer at Moody’s Investors Service, Benjamin Leyre, argued Wednesday that wholesale energy prices will remain lower in Portugal and Spain than in northern Europe.
The investment is just 100 million away from equaling the 2.02 billion invested in the whole year of 2021.
Since January, the Foreigners and Borders Service (SEF) indicates that it has received more than two hundred requests based on this investment alternative.
North American investments more than doubled compared to the €25.1 million (47 gold visas) recorded in the first eight months of 2021. Chinese investment, on the other hand, fell 38% (€106.1 million and 208 ARI).
A study by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices reveals “a growing interest in investing and living” in Portugal.
There are many indexes to rank countries by different criteria and there’s a ranking for friendliest for ex-pats as well.
Americans keep leading the Golden Visa Investment in Portugal in 2022 (due to the devaluation of the EUR vs USD)
Until July, 135 investment temporary residence permits (ARI) had already been granted to US citizens. By the end of 2021, almost seven thousand Americans lived in Portugal. Citizens of US nationality have been leading the attribution of the so-called golden visas since the beginning of 2022: By July alone, 135 investment temporary residence permits had…
According to Lusa and based on SEF data, the investment raised through the golden visas in the first half of 2022 was 316.2 million euros.
In May, 112 “golden” visas were granted, of which 93 were for the acquisition of real estate and 19 were granted through the capital transfer criterion.
After 5 and a half months of inoperability, the portal of the Portuguese Immigration and Border Service (SEF), is accepting applications for the Portuguese Golden Visa program (ARI).