Macau: Central banks from Portuguese-speaking countries meet in Macau

6 April 2009

Macau, China, 6 April – On Monday Macau is due to play host to the conference of the Governors of the central banks of the countries and territories with Portuguese as an official language, which are returning to the territory to boost cooperation ties.

Félix Pontes, the chief executive of the Macau Monetary Authority (AMCM), Friday told Portuguese news agency Lusa that the conference aimed to discuss, “the establishment of a cooperation platform for financial, economic and commercial development,” and will include participation of all Portuguese-speaking countries and territories.

Macau, Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal, East Timor and Sao Tome and Principe will be represented at the conference that will also include representatives of Portuguese-owned banks in the Portuguese-speaking countries.

During the conference “cooperation and technical assistance” protocols are due to be signed between the Macau Monetary Authority and the central banks of Mozambique and Sao Tome and Principe, he said. (macauhub)