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The Cork Sector includes three distinct economic and professional activities:

  1. Cork Production which consists basically of the cultivation and rationalisation of the cork oak forest and the stripping of cork.
  1. Cork Industry which covers the subsectors of Preparation, Manufacturing, Granulating and Agglomeration.
  1. Sales, the activity concerned with selling the finished products.

The following statistics can help provide a better understanding of the sector’s dimension, weight and structure.