Day: May 2, 2012

2 May 2012

Construction of the Maputo ring road by the China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC), will create 2,500 local jobs for a period of 30 months, a spokesman told Macauhub in Maputo. Narciso Faduco, director of the communications department of the Maputo council, told Macauhub that just over 200 Chinese technical staff, including engineers and foremen … Continue reading “Construction of Maputo ring road will create 2,500 jobs”

2 May 2012

The Mozambican government this year plans to hold an auction to grant coal prospecting and mining licenses in the central province of Tete, the assistant national director for Mines, Geraldo Valoi said in Maputo. Cited by financial news agency Reuters, Valoi said that through this auction Mozambique was leaving behind its previous method of granting … Continue reading “Mozambican government plans further auction for coal concessions in Tete province”

2 May 2012

Mozambique-based Galp Buzi is expected to export its first lot of 100 tons of biodiesel produced from jatropha oil in the 2013/2014 agricultural campaign, Mozambican daily newspaper Notícias reported. A partnership between Companhia do Buzi and Portuguese group Galp Energia, Galp Buzi is expected to progressively increase its exports to an average of 400 tons … Continue reading “First lot of biodiesel produced by Galp Buzi in Mozambique due to be exported in 2013/2014”

2 May 2012

The Angolan National Roads Institute (INEA) Saturday launched a programme for reconstruction and maintenance of tertiary roads, which this year plans to rebuild 571 kilometres of roads in three municipal areas of Luanda province, Angolan news agency Angop. The projects were outlined Saturday and are part of the government programme for reconstruction and maintenance of … Continue reading “Angolan National Roads Institute starts reconstruction of tertiary road network”

2 May 2012

Vale Fértil, Lda, the Angolan subsidiary of Israeli group LR, may invest US$1 billion in a project to mine and process phosphates in the Lucunga basin, in Angola’s Zaire province, a company official told Angolan news agency Angop. Victor Amorim Guerra, who is responsible for the project at the company, said that the prospecting work … Continue reading “Subsidiary of Israeli group may go into phosphate mining in Angola”

2 May 2012

The Cape Verdean island of Sal is due from 17 to 19 June to host the Meeting of Businesspeople for Economic and Trade Cooperation between China and the Portuguese-speaking Countries, as part of Forum Macau, Cape Verdean newspaper A Semana reported. According to the paper, the economic event, which is expected to be attended by … Continue reading “Cape Verde hosts Meeting of Businesspeople for Economic and Trade Cooperation between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries in June”

2 May 2012

The Brazilian National Agriculture and Livestock Confederation (CNA) plans to open an office in Beijing, China in 2013, the president of the organisation, Senator Kátia Abreu said in Brasilia according to the Brazilian press. The senator said that the office is intended to help Chinese businesspeople, particularly those that plan to invest in infrastructure projects … Continue reading “Brazil’s National Agriculture and Livestock Confederation to open an office in China”

2 May 2012

A new credit line worth US$2 billion from the Brazilian government for Angola was officially set up Friday in Brasilia following the official signing of the document, the Brazilian press reported. The document to set up the credit line was approved Wednesday during a meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Brazilian Chamber of … Continue reading “Brazil sets up new credit line for Angola worth US$2 billion”

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