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Portugal is expected to grind to a halt as transport workers strike against the austerity measures. The economic situation remains difficult across the country but a few niche companies offer a glimmer of hope. Thanks to considerable innovation, the shoe industry in Guimaraes ranks among the top 10 in the world.

Portugal is expected to grind to a halt as transport workers strike against the austerity measures. The economic situation remains difficult across the country but a few niche companies offer a glimmer of hope. Thanks to considerable innovation, the shoe industry in Guimaraes ranks among the top 10 in the world.

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