Portugal's economy contracted by 1.5 percent last year, pitching it into a double-dip recession amid an acute financial crisis, the country's statistics agency reports.
Portugal needed a euro78 billion ($103 billion) bailout last year to avoid bankruptcy after a decade of feeble growth.
The government has enacted steep pay and welfare cuts and tax hikes in an effort to reduce Portugal's debt burden, but the measures have crunched spending.
The National Statistics Institute said Tuesday that preliminary data indicated the downturn gathered pace in the final quarter.
The government forecasts a contraction of 3 percent this year as Portugal endures its worst economic period in recent memory.
10mm Underwood Extreme Penetrators Vs Bulletproof Glass - Bearing Arms - 10mm, Underwood, Video
President Obama, Commute Sharanda Jones' Sentence | RedState
'More playful than anything': #BlackFair participant puts 'Pigs in a blanket' chant 'in context'
Daniel J. Mitchell - Great Moments in Socialism
The Federalist: Smoking guns in latest Hillary e-mail release? Update: Another? - Hot Air
Katie Pavlich - WATCH: Sheriff David Clarke Takes on Cop Killer Advocate on CNN
Elon Musk’s Crony Capitalism under Scrutiny | Human Events