The Portuguese Banking Sector Overview is a publication by the Economic and Financial Advisory Centre at APB. Its goal is to give a generic and summarised view on several topics that are considered to be of particular importance to banking activity. This analysis is intended to provide information and data regarding the evolution and actual position of the Portuguese banking sector.

The Portuguese Banking Sector Overview will not be published  on a regular basis. It will instead be updated as soon as new data becomes available.

This publication is divided into the following six chapters:


I. Importance of the banking sector for the economy
II. Credit activity
III. Funding
IV. Solvency
V. State guarantee and recapitalisation schemes for credit institutions
VI. Profitability