Portugal publishes open standards catalog - ODF, PDF and several other standards are mandatory
The Portuguese Government has published the National Digital Interoperability Regulation , which defines the list of
open standards to be adopted in the Portuguese public administration. This framework brings to life the existing Law of Open
Standards . It is part of the larger ICT reform program that aims to save 500M EUR/year while providing stimulus to the local economy.
More information :
 – Law 36/2011 Unofficial translation:
 - National Digital Interoperability Regulation: