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The Portuguese car market fell by 38% from January to July this year

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Overall, from January to July 2022, car sales in Portugal fell by 5.9 percent compared to the same period of the previous year.

Compared to the same period in 2019, before the pandemic, there was a 38.0 percent drop, according to data compiled by the Ministry of Health. ACAP – Automobile Association of Portugal.

In July 2022, 16,897 vehicles were registered by the brand’s legal representatives operating in Portugal, up 18.8% from the same month in 2021, but down 22.5% from July 2019.

In seven months of 2022, 106,879 new cars were put into circulation, which is 5.9% less compared to the period from January to July 2021 and 38.0% less compared to the same period in 2019.

By vehicle category and type, it was noted that 14,495 new passenger cars were registered in Portugal in July 2022, an increase of 17.6 percent compared to the same month in 2021. In 2019, the market registered a drop of 21.4 percent.

From January to July this year, the number of passenger car registrations was 89,944 units, a negative change of 4.1 percent compared to the same period in 2021.

Compared to the same period in 2019, the market also recorded a decline of 38.8 percent.

In the case of light passenger vehicles powered by alternative energy sources, the data are presented in the following table:

In seven months of 2022, 38.2 percent of newly registered passenger cars ran on other forms of energy, namely electricity and hybrids. In particular, 9.9 percent of new passenger cars were electric vehicles.

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As for the light goods market, in the seventh month of 2022 there was a positive trend of 15.5% compared to the same month in 2021, reaching 1874 registered units.

Compared to the same month in 2019, there is a decrease of 40.3 percent.

Collectively, the market reached 13,604 units, down 19.7% compared to the same period in 2021. Compared to January-July 2019, the drop was 38.6%.

As for the heavy-duty vehicle market, which includes types of passenger cars and trucks, in July 2022, compared to the same month in 2021, there was an increase of 92.7 percent, with 528 vehicles of this category sold.

Compared to the same month in 2019, the market recorded an increase of 143.3 percent.

From January to July 2022, the number of registrations in this category was 3,331 units, representing a market growth of 17.2 percent year-over-year and a 1.1 percent increase compared to the same period in 2019.

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Monsana hosts the 25th National Parade of Portuguese Folk Costumes.

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Monsana hosts the 25th National Parade of Portuguese Folk Costumes.

Monsao will receive on September 24 25th National Parade of Folk Costumes of Portugal.

The event organized by the Portuguese Federation of Folklore, counts with the participation of more than 1000 folklorists who will parade in stroll embodied tens of meters in length.

In a conversation with Rádio Vale do Minho, the Mayor of Monsan was very pleased to host this national event in the county.

“It will be a great show about our culture and traditions”, said Antonio Barbosa, emphasizing that this is a parade in which only federal folklore groups participate. There are only two in Monsana: Grupo Folclórico das Lavradeiras de São Pedro de Merufe and Grupo Folclórico Estrela dos Vales.

The parade will be attended by florists from all ethnographic regions, from Minho to the Algarve, including the islands. From the Portuguese communities scattered throughout the diaspora, several representatives should also be present.

“It will be a different event. We are used to seeing folklore dancing on the stage. But it will be another example of the richness of our traditions.”António Barbosa said.

According to the mayor, registration has already exceeded 800 people. By the date of the event, a thousand must be exceeded. The Mayor envisions a weekend of great animation and, above all, excellence for the local economy.

“Another weekend full of hotels, open restaurants and big money in our local economy is expected”concluded Antonio Barbosa.

As for the location of the event, it has not yet been officially determined, but everything points to Praça Deu-la-Deu.

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Jean Pierre received an offer to trade Avai to the Portuguese team

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Jean Pierre received an offer to trade Avai to the Portuguese team

Jean Pierre has to trade Florianopolis for Portugal. The attacking midfielder, loaned to Avai by Grêmio, is interested in the Portuguese team and is in talks to work in Europe. The transaction model must be a loan with a call option.

At 24, Jean Pierre has been with Avai since April and has a contract with Gremio until the end of 2023. With the interest of the Portuguese, he should extend his contract at Porto Alegre, and then he will be transferred until the middle of next year, when the European season ends.

The name of the Portuguese team interested in the player has not yet been disclosed, but the interest is concrete and has already reached Grêmio. The Rio Grande do Sul club has given the go-ahead for negotiations, which depend on the formalization of the offer.

The international transfer window in Portugal remains open until 22 September. However, the idea is to complete the negotiations in August.

In Florip, Jean Pierre took part in 12 matches for Avai in the Brazilian championship, scoring a goal. The debut took place against Inter at the Beira Rio stadium in early May.

Revealed in the Gremio youth categories, Jean Pierre made his professional debut in 2017 and has experienced ups and downs in Porto Alegre. At his most recent contract renewal, he received the highest termination fine of any youngster at the club.

At the end of 2021, he was left out of the squad led by Wagner Mancini and negotiated his departure to Alaves from Spain, then began negotiations with Atlético-PR and finally was transferred to Giresunspor from Turkey.

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In Europe, the football player was diagnosed with a rare tumor of the testicles, and he returned to Brazil for treatment with the removal of the tumor. The case created a sort of legal limbo in which the attacking midfielder was not paid. In April, he was assigned to Avai to return to acting.

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Luis Figo is the first Portuguese to star in a Netflix documentary. Here comes the controversy – Culture

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Before the footballing world surrendered to Cristiano Ronaldo, another Portuguese had reached sky-high levels of popularity in the sport. The importance of Luis Figo in the football market will be analyzed in the documentary About Caso Figo: The Transfer That Changed Football, which will be released on Netflix on August 25.

Created by David Tryhorn and Ben Nicholas, the format focuses on what is to this day one of the most controversial transfers of all time: In 2000, Luis Figo leaves Barcelona for rival club Real Madrid. From the pesetero to being targeted by pig heads thrown on the turf, during his first classic game as a merengue player, the 49-year-old Portuguese became the most contested man in the Spanish league at the time.

The Figo Affair: The Transfer That Changed Football revisits that era with the testimonies of the main characters 22 years after the transfer: Luis Figo himself, José Veigi (the agent of the footballer who made the deal at the time) and Florentino Pérez. then president of Real Madrid.

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This format is the first Netflix documentary to feature a Portuguese as the protagonist. Among the various figures associated with the world of football who talk about that time, there are names such as Paulo Futre, Roberto Carlos or Jorge Valdano. The documentary will also show previously unseen footage from Figo’s personal collection during his stay in Barcelona and his holiday in Sardinia in the summer of 2000.

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“Focusing on the transfer rather than on Figo’s career, the film tells us about truth, greed, morality and the whole sport in the process – this is the birth of football as a big immoral business with romantic notions of loyalty; not to mention Florentino. History of the origin of Perez. I was honored to direct this film and after the release of Pele last year, we are thrilled to be working with Netflix again on another major sports story.” from Netflix.

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