Business meeting between Portuguese-speaking countries and China has good results

22 July 2011

Luanda, Angola, 22 July – The business contact meeting carried out as part of the business meeting between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries provided the necessary conditions for businesspeople to meet, the event’s participants said in Luanda Thursday.

According to an official statement cited by Angolan news agency Angop, the participants noted that the climate created had led to deals being signed, along with contracts for trade, investment partnerships and memoranda of understanding.

The business contact meeting began on Wednesday afternoon and continued on Thursday.

The participants also congratulated the Angola Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the event’s organization, for the second time, and agreed to continue cooperating amongst each other, as well as to boost the role of sustainable development in China and the Portuguese-speaking countries.

The event was attended by promotion institutes and businesspeople from Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Mozambique, and Portugal as well as from the Macau Special Administrative Region and China, totalling 500 participants.

The opening session was presided over by the Angolan vice president, Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos, representing the Head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos.

According to the vice president, the business meeting is proof of the importance that governments give to the need to continue with and consolidate cooperation, establish partnerships and promote trade relations between the Chinese people and those of the Portuguese-speaking nations. (macauhub)