Centenary of the Credito Agricola stamp by Portugal

2011 is of special importance to the Credito Agricola Group (Portugal) that celebrates 100 years of activity. The Portuguese Postal Services has issued a colorful stamp on this occasion.

The Credito Agricola Group is a nationwide cooperative financial Group, incorporating a large number of local cooperative banks (called Caixas Agricolas) and specialist companies.

Created in 1911 by the Decree-law that regulated the foundation and activity of agricultural savings banks, Credito Agricola is an institution that has become deeply rooted in the Portuguese society; today it has a network of approximately 700 branch offices, 5,000 employees, more than 400,000 associate members and 1,2 million clients.

To celebrate its Centenary, Credito Agricola has organized a number of initiatives that include, besides a commemorative stamp and a series of Conferences, an Honour Committed presided by His Excellency the President of the Republic, Professor Anibal Cavaco Silva.

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