Day: March 16, 2012

16 March 2012

Three institutions linked to tourism in Cape Verde are taking part, from Friday until 31 March in a colloquium on the tourism sector in the Portuguese-speaking countries, in Macau and Hefei in the Chinese province of Anhui, the Cape Verdean director-general for Tourism, Emanuel Almeida told the online version of newspaper A Semana. “We are … Continue reading “Portuguese-speaking countries attend tourism seminar in mainland China and Macau”

16 March 2012

The sale of Portuguese wine to China almost doubled in 2011 for the second year running, to 8.23 million euros, after bringing in 4.3 million euros in 2010, the manager of Vini Portugal for Asia and Africa, Sónia Fernandes said Thursday in Beijing. Speaking to Portuguese news agency Lusa, Fernandes said that, “prospects are very … Continue reading “Exports of Portuguese wine to China almost double in 2011”

16 March 2012

Indian state group NMDC Limited has agreed with a Mozambican company to acquire a coking coal deposit in the East African country, the interim chairman of the group told the Business Standard newspaper in Chennai Thursday. “A team of engineers will travel to Mozambique to analyse the coal deposit and only after its return can … Continue reading “Indian state group NMDC Ltd is set to buy coking coal deposit in Mozambique”

16 March 2012

A project to plant sugar cane is due to be launched in Inhagoma, in the Mutarara district of Mozambique’s Tete province, Macauhub learned Thursday from the provincial directorate for Agriculture. The source, who declined to name the investors in the project, told Macauhub that, initially, an area of 20,000 hectares would be planted and later … Continue reading “Sugar can plantation project launches in Mutarara, Mozambique”

16 March 2012

Leaders of Japanese groups with interests in Angola Thursday in Tokyo stated their interest to Angola’s Transport Minister to expand their businesses and investment in the country, according to Angolan news agency Angop. Minister Augusto da Silva Tomás, who has been in the Japanese capital since Tuesday to take part in a Seminar on Investment … Continue reading “Japanese groups plan to expand business and investments in Angola”

16 March 2012

The Angolan government plans to spend US$1.8 billion to create small and medium-sized companies, develop existing ones and reduce dependence on the State, state newspaper Jornal de Angola reported Thursday in Luanda citing a speech by the country’s president. “The State has a large presence in the economy and we plan for more Angolans to … Continue reading “Angolan government to spend US$1.8 billion on creating small and medium-sized companies”

16 March 2012

Cove Energy said Thursday in London that the estimate of the natural gas reserves in a block in the Rovuma Basin, in Mozambique, had been raised by 2 trillion cubic feet. As a result of this addition, the estimate now stands at between 17 trillion and 30 million cubic feet of natural gas, thus further … Continue reading “Block in Rovuma Basin, in Mozambique contains more natural gas than previously announced”

16 March 2012

South African state company Transport Rail Engineering (TRE) Thursday delivered the final 98 rail trucks of a total 200, including spare parts, ordered by mining group Rio Tinto, which plans to use them to carry coal in Mozambique. The trucks were designed and built at TRE’s facilities in Uitenhage, in Eastern Cape province, and were … Continue reading “South African company delivers last rail trucks ordered by Rio Tinto group for use in Mozambique”

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