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Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Economic recovery plan 2020/2030 includes Lisbon-Porto high speed rail link




Lisbon,July 10,2020(Lusa)–Consultant António Costa Silva calls for the resumption of the project to connect Porto to Lisbon by high-speed rail and the new Lisbon airport, according to the preliminary version of the economic recovery plan requested by the government.
The document defends the need to "build a Porto-Lisbon high-speed rail link for passengers, starting with the Porto-Soure section (where there are more traffic constraints)".
For Costa Silva, this link "will boost the affirmation of the country's two metropolitan areas and their functioning as a network", in addition to bringing "great environmental gains by dispensing with air connections".
"A later connection to Spain may favour the entire Portuguese coast and facilitate the financial balance of exploitation. The Porto-Vigo link, as well as other Iberian cities should be considered in the medium term", said the consultant.
António Costa Silva also defends, within the railroad plan, "concluding the ongoing projects and modernizing the network, because a national rail network is more competitive, cleaner and in line with the efforts to decarbonize the economy," he says.
For the consultant, "the construction of the Sines-Madrid axis and the renovation of the Beira Alta Line", two "fundamental axes" for goods traffic to Spain are important.
Costa Silva also called for an investment "in the ports of Sines and Leixões to further increase their competitiveness in terms of facilities and equipment to receive large ships; for this, it is necessary to expand the quays, more cargo handling areas and the structuring of logistics platforms, in order to increase the value of the logistics chains that pass through the ports".
Still on the subject of Sines, Costa Silva suggests "the construction of a port terminal for the export of strategic mineral resources, particularly lithium", among others.
The plan also highlights the need to "solve the problem of the ports of the Algarve", as well as the "structural issues of the Port of Lisbon", "creating conditions for the establishment of a negotiating platform that will lead to a pact between companies and trade unions that will safeguard the functioning of a structure that is vital and whose continued paralysis leads to degradation that alienates international operators".
Costa Silva also stresses the need to "develop a plan to convert the port of Praia da Vitória, in the Azores, into "a kind of station to supply liquefied natural gas to ships that cross the Atlantic.
The plan also includes the need to "build the airport for the greater Lisbon metropolitan area, bearing in mind that air connections are fundamental to the performance of the Portuguese economy, and this has to do not only with tourism, which is a crucial sector of the economy, but also with many other economic sectors".Costa Silva also highlights the need to "ensure that the whole country, particularly the northern region, where there is a high concentration of exporting companies, has adequate air link coverage, essential to stimulate competitiveness".
For the consultant, the business fabric would benefit if there were a "programme to support the restructuring of companies, supporting the recovery and reallocation of capital to more productive companies, with reallocation of means of production and workers".
The plan also highlights "the possibility of deducting profits from recent years, incentive mechanisms and tax credits to encourage the revitalisation of companies, deduction of accumulated losses, incentives for mergers and acquisitions to create critical mass in the economy".

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Agency : LUSA

Date : 2020-07-11 12:36:00







 

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