Inhambane Province, Mozambique seeks investors in Fujian

14 September 2016

A delegation from the Mozambican province of Inhambane, headed by Governor Daniel Chapo, visited Fujian province in southern China, looking for potential investors for the infrastructure sector, according to Mozambican newspaper Noticias.

The mission, which included heads of the fisheries, sea, tourism, culture and trade sectors as well as the head of Investment Promotion Centre seeks investors for the construction of the Mapinhane-Pafúri road, on the border with South Africa, whose investment is estimated at US$700 million, and for a cement factory in Pambara.

The construction of a fishing port is also on Inhambane’s list of priorities, along with the installation of a fish processing plant, as well as the installation of a unit for fruit processing.

Governor Chapo said the visit had enabled contacts for investments in the Limpopo Development Corridor, in projects in the fisheries, horticulture and agricultural sectors in particular, with the possibility of installing processing units.

Fujian province, with an area of ​​121,000 square kilometres and a population of about 38 million is one of the richest provinces in China and is home to factories owned by Boeing, Dell, GE, Kodak, Nokia, Siemens, Swire, TDK and Panasonic .

The province’s main industries are rice production, fishing, fruit and sugar. (macauhub/CN/MZ)