Mozambican employers receive business delegation from China

11 November 2016

The Confederation of Economic Associations of Mozambique and entrepreneurs from China intend to strengthen bilateral and existing cooperative relations between the businesspeople of the two countries, officials said in Maputo at the end of a meeting between the management of the employers’ association and a business delegation from China.

Led by Ji Peiding, a member of the Advisory Committee on Foreign Policy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China and former Deputy Foreign Minister, the Chinese delegation was composed of 17 businesspeople operating in the sectors of agriculture, construction, energy and automotive, according to Mozambican daily newspaper Noticias.

The parties exchanged information on business and investment opportunities in both countries and the Chinese entrepreneurs expressed interest in investing in Mozambique, and sought more information on the sectors with the greatest potential.

The vice president of the Confederation of Economic Associations of Mozambique, Rui Monteiro, explained the mission, vision and objectives of the CTA and the existing mechanisms for dialogue with the government and stressed the geographical location of Mozambique, a factor that gives it advantages over other African countries, with the exception of South Africa. (macauhub)