Chinese-owned company Huaxi Helin Mining, headquartered in Chimoio, central Mozambique, produces and exports around 1,000 tonnes of granite slabs to the Asian and European markets annually, broadcaster Rádio Moçambique reported.
It is an industrial unit costing around US$8 million and has two quarries for granite extraction in the districts of Moatize, Tete and Manica, in the province of the same name, in the centre of the country.
Radio Mozambique reported that Huaxi Helin Mining’s managers, after reaching satisfactory levels of production and export, requested the use of the “Made In Mozambique” seal, which was formally handed over last Saturday at a ceremony witnessed by members of the Government.
The radio station also reported that Mozambique will export tobacco and pigeonpea to China and India as part of the internationalisation of Mozambican exports, according to statements by the Minister of Industry and Trade, Ragendra da Sousa.
The minister, who was speaking at a charity reception in Nampula, said Mozambican businesspeople had the opportunity to export more than 60,000 tonnes of tobacco and 400,000 tonnes of pigeon pea to China under a programme that was opening up the market. (Macauhub)