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Portuguese export companies hold their own

TWO Portuguese companies are in the top three export giants in Portugal. GALP, the fuel company, and car business Autoeuropa are first and third, with INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES, a German semiconductors business, rated second for the first half of 2006.

Other companies in the league table published last week by the National Statistics Institute (INE) are:

• Opel Azambuja (cars, Portugal)

• Blaupunkt (cars, Germany)

• Peugeot (cars, France)

• Continental Mabor (cars, Germany)

• Delphi Automotive System (car components, US)

• Repsol (fuel, Spain)

• Soporcel (paper, Portugal)

• Portucel (paper, Portugal)

• Hydro Aluminium (aluminium, Norway).