Macau mission to Brazil promotes the territory as a platform between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries

3 May 2016

A Macau economic mission is taking part in São Paulo in APAS 2016, an international trade fair for the supermarket sector organised by the Paulista Association of Supermarkets, from 2 to 5 May, according to official information.

The delegation, organised by the Macau Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM), will meet with entrepreneurs and institutions topromote the territory as a business platform with Portuguese-speaking countries.

IPIM will also contact entrepreneurs interested in placing Brazilian food products in the Exhibition Centre for Food from Portuguese Speaking Countries, which started operating on 31 March in Macau.

The statement released by IPIM also said the mission would host a business meeting between businesspeople from Macau and São Paulo to promote the food exhibition centre and Macau as a service platform for economic cooperation and trade between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries.

APAS 2016 is one of the largest fairs in Latin America dedicated to supermarket operators, in order to provide business opportunities for food products from Brazil.

IPIM has also just also organized an exhibition of products from Portuguese-speaking countries in Jiangmen, in the Chinese province of Guangdong.

This is IPIM’s first activity of the year after it launched similar initiatives in 20 Chinese cities in 2015. (macauhub/MO)