China’s ambassador to Mozambique, Su Jian, encouraged Macau entrepreneurs present at FACIM 2017 to invest in Mozambique and take advantage of existing business opportunities in that Portuguese-speaking African country, according to official information.
During a meeting with the delegation of the Macau Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) which was present at the 53rd Maputo International Fair (Facim), the Chinese diplomat said that the traditional Chinese medicine industry, tourism and the legal sector are areas of great potential for development.
The heads of the Macau delegation led by Irene Lau and the Chinese Embassy in Mozambique also discussed issues related to the strategy of supporting companies in mainland China and Macau in exploring markets in Portuguese-speaking countries.
Macau was present at FACIM 2017, which ran from 28 August to 3 September in Marracuene, in the province of Maputo, with a pavilion where it showcased the investment environment of Macau and promoted the services provided by IPIM.
An IPIM statement said the Macau delegation that visited the Mozambican capital also met with the Investment and Exports Promotion Agency (Apiex), the Mozambican Chamber of Commerce and the Confederation of Economic Associations of Mozambique.
At the meeting with the director general of Apiex, Lourenço Sambo, the two sides discussed ways to strengthen cooperation in the field of trade and exhibitions and conventions.
The IPIM official invited Apiex to take part in the 22nd edition of the Macau International Fair (MIF) and the Exhibition of Products and Services of the Portuguese Speaking Countries 2017 (Macau), also known as 2017PLPEX, which will take place in Macau next October.
IPIM has been represented at FACIM since 2007. (macauhub)