The Macau Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) wants all of China to be aware of products from Portuguese-speaking countries, said Glória Batalha Ung.
The executive member of IPIM told local Portuguese-language newspaper Tribuna de Macau that contacts are ongoing with China exhibition centres to sign protocols with a view to promoting food products from Portuguese-speaking countries in various Chinese provinces.
IPIM currently has offices in Guangdong, Fujian, Sichuan, Liaoning and Zhejiang and is preparing to open a facility in Hubei Province and strengthening its presence in Guangzhou, the provincial capital of Guangdong.
Glória Ung also said IPIM had plans to open offices in Lisbon, Portugal and São Paulo, Brazil, and the plans for the Portuguese capital are at a more advanced stage and will take place this year.
In terms of strengthening relations between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries Ung said IPIM was about to set up a specific department dedicated to the Portuguese-speaking with the mission of managing the product and services website of the Portuguese-speaking countries .
This month IPIM promoted and showcased food products from Portuguese-speaking countries in Fuzhou, the capital of Fujian Province and in Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong. (macauhub/MO/CN/EN/AO/MZ/CV/BR/TL/GW/ST)