Features

African Development Bank Calls for Investment in Portuguese-Speaking Africa

22 November 2019

Portuguese-speaking countries in Africa are “a hotspot for investor interest”, says Mateus Magala, Vice-president of the African Development Bank. According to the Mozambican national, “the time is now” to invest in these countries, because of economic reforms, a burgeoning middle class and regional diversity against the background of the new African Continental Free Trade Area.

Chinese group Huawei extends support for start-ups in Portugal

18 November 2019

Chinese group Huawei will increase its support for StartUP Portugal, the public company responsible for boosting young technology-based companies, under a partnership agreement recently signed in Lisbon.

Macau responds to China’s call to expand international trade

11 November 2019

The expansion of global trade was an important theme of the 2nd International China Imports Exhibition, during which a set of agreements favouring Macau as a trading platform between Portuguese-speaking countries and China was signed.

Brazil and Cabo Verde introduce reforms to the business environment but fail to prevent a decline in World Bank index

5 November 2019

Brazil and Cabo Verde were among the countries to introduce the most reforms throughout 2018 to improve their business environment, although this was not enough to prevent their decline in the World Bank benchmark index.

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