Portuguese companies travel to Mozambique in search of business deals and partnerships

30 June 2011

Maputo, Mozambique, 30 June – Representatives of eight Portuguese companies are in Mozambique seeking new business deals and partnerships as part of a mission organised by the Industrial Association of the District of Aveiro (AIDA), the Mozambican press reported.

The companies that are part of this mission, which is due to leave Mozambique on 2 July and has been there since 24 June, are from the construction, agricultural, engineering and telecommunications sectors.

The mission organised by AIDA is being carried out via the System of Incentives for Qualification and Internationalisation of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises.

Amongst the countries with Portuguese as an official language, Mozambique is in third place as a customer for Portugal, accounting for 3.4 percent of Portuguese exports.

Elisabete Rita, director-general of AIDA, told Portuguese news agency Lusa that she hoped that as a result of the mission the eight companies would set themselves up in Mozambique. (macauhub)