Macau plans to help Portuguese-speaking SMEs to enter the Chinese market

5 September 2018

The Macau government is committed to playing the role of a platform to increasingly help small and medium-sized enterprises in Portuguese-speaking countries enter the Chinese market, the Secretary for Economy and Finance said on Tuesday at a meeting with leaders of the provinces of Jiangxi and Sichuan.

Leong Vai Tac is leading a delegation of the Government of the Macau Special Administrative Region (MSAR), which is taking part in the twelfth edition of the Forum for Cooperation and Development of the Pan Pearl River Delta Region and Fair for Economic and Trade Cooperation, which starts on Wednesday.

During a meeting with leaders of Jiangxi Province, Leong said he hoped that Macau could strengthen cooperation in the field of conventions and exhibitions and tourism, among other areas, as well as providing links with Portuguese-speaking countries and the European Union for Jiangxi enterprises to attract foreign investors and conquer markets in other countries and regions.

The acting provincial governor, Yi Lianhong, said in turn that the two territories could develop deeper cooperation in the area of ​​traditional Chinese medicine.

He therefore advocates the promotion of techniques and products from traditional Chinese medicine in Jiangxi through the Traditional Chinese Medicine Industrial Park Guangdong-Macau Cooperation for international markets.

At the meeting with the governor of the province of Sichuan, Yin Li, the Secretary for Economy and Finance, said the collaboration between the province and Macau is crucial for regional cooperation in the area of conventions and exhibitions.

Governor Yin Li said Sichuan intends to hold the second edition of the Sichuan – Hong Kong – Macau cooperation week next November. (macauhub)