Bribery in international business

Portugal - OECD Anti-Bribery Convention


Monitoring and evaluation

‌‌Portugal's Phase 4 Monitoring Report

08/11/2022 - This report details Portugal's achievements and challenges in respect to implementation and enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention, as well as progress made since the Phase 3 evaluation.

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Portugal's accession

23 November 2000
Deposit of instrument of ratification

22 January 2001 
Entry into force of the Convention

9 June 2001
Entry into force of implementing legislation

Monitoring and peer review history

2022 Phase 4 report

2015 Follow-up to Phase 3 report

2013 Phase 3 report

2009 Follow-up to Phase 2 report

2007 Phase 2 report

2002 Phase 1 report


News releases

2022 Portugal needs to urgently step up its foreign bribery enforcement

2013 Portugal needs proactive enforcement to tackle severe foreign bribery risks

2007 Portugal should be more active in tackling foreign bribery



The OECD Anti-Bribery Convention

The OECD Anti-Bribery Convention establishes standards to criminalise bribery of foreign public officials in international business transactions.

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OECD Working Group on Bribery 

The OECD Working Group on Bribery in International Business Transactions is responsible for monitoring the implementation and enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention, the 2021 Recommendation and related instruments. The Working Group is made up of representatives from the States Parties to the Convention and meets regularly.

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Monitoring and evaluation

Monitoring of implementation and enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention takes places in successive phases through a rigorous peer-review monitoring system. 

Description of each phase of evaluation




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