AFIA - Portuguese Manufacturers Association for the Automotive Industry


  • AFIA has been bringing suppliers in the Portuguese automotive industry together for more than 50 years;
  • Representing the interest of this sector near the authorities, the press and other national and international institutions;
  • Spreading information about the sector and the market;
  • Organizes meetings for suppliers to exchange information and strengthen relations;
  • Promotes competitiveness, exports and internationalization of all associated companies;
  • Encourages actions of potential buyers to develop Portuguese suppliers;
  • Supports the establishment of foreign investors in Portugal.



Since its foundation, AFIA has been a member of CLEPA - European Association of Automotive Suppliers.

AFIA has a close relationship of collaboration with other similar Associations, namely:


AMICA - Morocco