Food products from Portuguese-speaking countries on permanent display in Macau

1 April 2016

The inauguration of the Exhibition Centre for Food from Portuguese Speaking Countries is the continuation of the work that the Macau government has been developing in the relationship between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries, the executive member of IPIM Glória Batalha Ung, said Thursday.

“From now on entrepreneurs who want to find out about products from Portuguese-speaking countries can come here to the Exhibition Centre or our electronic portal,” added the executive member of the Macau Institute for Trade and Investment Promotion (IPIM) according to local Portuguese-language newspaper Tribuna de Macau.

Gloria Batalha Ung said that the staff at the Centre are available to provide services and professional support in the areas of business consulting, business matching and trade,to provide market information and commercial communication opportunities for enterprises from Macau, China and abroad.

“These employees specifically take on the role of mediator for investors who intend to broker or import food and drink from the Portuguese-speaking countries,” she said.

Each of the more than 700 products on display has a unique QR code, so that customers and traders can obtain information, through mobile reading, on the history of their respective manufacturers and/or distributors as well as the products themselves.

The Exhibition Centre for Food from Portuguese Speaking Countries started operating on 31 March at the Mall in Tap Seac Square (known as Casa de VIdro, or Glass House), in order to provide comprehensive online and offline services and services for exchange of contacts and information for local and overseas business owners, including those from Macau, the provinces and regions of the Pan-Pearl River Delta and the Portuguese-speaking countries. (macauhub/MO)