Motor Trade Association of Portugal MTAP represent the whole of Trade and Industry Automobile, Motorcycles, parts, tires, agricultural machines, industrial machines, caravans, trailers and semi-trailers and Boating. It was founded in 1910. It works for automobile sector that represents 30 000 companies, with a turnover of 18 billion euros, 124,000 direct jobs and 13.4% of total tax revenue. The imports coverage rate by exports, in value, amounted to 107% in 2013. The automotive market, trailers and semi-trailers remain for several years in the 1st place in the ranking of national exports.
It congregates different business areas which act with autonomy in pursuing their specific interests. Partnerships with public and private entities guarantee access to services and products on favorable terms. It has been licensed for the environmental treatment of tires, used batteries and vehicles at the end of life.
It was awarded the degree of Honorary Member of the Order of Agricultural Merit and Industrial Merit Class in 1985.Read More»