A business delegation from Macau, made up of 30 people, on Saturday started a visit to Portugal and Brazil for exchange and to complete economic and trade negotiations, explore new business opportunities and cooperation in the area of productive capacity, among other things, according to official information.
The mission organised by the Macau Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM), aims to develop the unique advantages of the services platform for Commercial Cooperation between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries and to boost the strategic development of “Three Centres” in the context of the China – Portuguese-speaking platform.
From 18 to 26 November the business delegation, together with the Permanent Office of the Forum for Economic and Trade Cooperation between China and the Portuguese-speaking Countries (Macau), will visit those two countries, having scheduled visits to companies in the food sector and infrastructure and manufacturing projects, among other activities.
The visits will include meetings in Lisbon (Portugal), Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo (Brazil), and the mission has invited representatives of government bodies, trade associations and chambers of commerce and related companies in the sectors of food processing, trade, electronic technology and production technologies.
IPIM said in the statement that Macau’s role as a platform of services for trade cooperation between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries needs to be strengthened, mentioning the official launch of the Portal for Cooperation in the Economic, Trade and Human Resources area, on 1 April 2015, and the transfer of the headquarters of the Fund for Development Cooperation between China and the Portuguese-speaking Countries, in June of this year. (macauhub)