Representatives of five Portuguese-speaking countries take field trip to Macau

16 August 2011

Macau, China, 16 Aug – Representatives of five Portuguese-speaking countries will be in Macau until Thursday as part of a colloquium on making trade easier with Portuguese-speaking countries, organized by the Chinese Trade Ministry.

The colloquium, which is given by the International Academy for Trade Authorities of the Chinese Trade Ministry, includes a trip to Macau and field trips to Beijing and Shenzhen, the special economic region next to Hong Kong.

According to a statement from the Permanent Secretariat of the Forum for Economic and Trade Cooperation between China and the Portuguese-speaking Countries (Macau), which is the co-organiser of the colloquium, there are representatives of Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, Mozambique and Portugal taking part.

During its stay in Macau, which began on 14 August, the delegation will visit the Macau Centre for Business Support of the Macau Institute for Promotion of Trade and Investment, the Macau Cross-Border Industrial Park, the Macau Customs Service and the Macau Economic Services Directorate, with a view to understanding more about Macau’s economic and social development, as well Macau’s role as a services and trade platform for China and the Portuguese-speaking Countries. (macauhub)