Angolan turists are spending more in Portugal through the tax free system, according to data provided by Global Blue, which deals with reimbursing Value Added Tax (IVA) on purchases made by non-EU tourists,
Last year each Angolan visitor to the Portuguese country spent an average 282€ between January and October, mainly buying fashion (68%) and watches (13%). but also high street clothing, The number of purchases has grown 120%, with the Angolans buying more Portuguese products than the Brasilians and Russians.
All together Angolans have spent in 2014 more 21,3% than the year before with Portuguese hotels, totalling 547,3 million euros, Bank of Portugal revealed. The habits of Angolan turists reveal that they prefer shopping to other activities, such as beaches or gastronomy.