Richness in basic raw materials. 

Geographical proximity to major markets, including Europe. 

Short period of logistics due to geographical proximity. 

Qualified and well-structured work force. 

Emancipated trade policies. 

Innovation and development in textile finishing industry. 

Distinction in quality, environment and human welfare. 

Recognized for its expertise, innovation, flexibility and quick response. 

Customs union agreement with the EU and free trade agreements with other countries. 

Portugal holds about 5,000 companies engaged in all sectors of the textile industry, mainly located in Northern Portugal (Porto, São João da Madeira, Famalicão, Guimarães and Braga).