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The number of visitors entering Macau in 2017, more than 32.6 million, set a new record, the Director of the Tourism Bureau (DST) said on Wednesday, forecasting an increase of between 1.0 % and 3.0% this year.
Trade between China and the eight Portuguese-speaking countries was in excess of US$100 billion between January and November, rising by 29.47% year-on-year to US$107.75 billion, according to official Chinese figures published by Forum Macau.
Trade between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries grew 29.81% year-on-year from January to October to US$97.99 billion, according to official Chinese figures issued on Thursday by Forum Macau.
Trade between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries reached US$89.426 billion in the period from January to September, an annual increase of 29.36%, according to official Chinese figures released by Forum Macau.
Timor-Leste (East Timor) has other oil deposits with potential for commercial exploration in the Greater Sunrise field, which will guarantee production over the next few decades, the Timorese Prime Minister said at a conference in the Australian city of Perth.
Finnish company Wärtsilä has signed a five-year contract with Timor-Leste (East Timor) power company Companhia de Electricidade de Timor-Leste (EDTL) to continue to operate and maintain two power stations in the north and south of the country.
Three companies from the Chinese province of Jiangsu, north of Shanghai, during the Macau International Fair (MIF) signed contracts with Angolan and Macau companies for civil construction in Angola and Timor-Leste (East Timor), Forum Macau said in a statement.
The government of Timor-Leste (East Timor) intends to double non-oil tax revenues to US$400 million a year with the introduction of Value Added Tax (VAT) and increases in the taxes on tobacco and alcohol, said the Minister of Planning and Finance.
Trade between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries totalled over US$78 billion between January and August 2017, according to official Chinese figures released by Forum Macau.
Australia and Timor-Leste (East Timor) agreed on the full text of a draft treaty defining maritime boundaries, the Permanent Court of Arbitration said in a statement released on Sunday in The Hague, Netherlands.
Angola is the most difficult Portuguese-speaking country to conduct business, ranking 182nd among 190 countries, according to the “Doing Business 2017 – Equal Opportunities for All,” report published on Wednesday by the World Bank.
Finnish group Wärtsilä will continue to operate and maintain the 119-megawatt Hera and 136-megawatt Betano natural gas plants in Timor-Leste (East Timor) under a new five-year contract signed with Electricidade de Timor Leste (EDTL), the group announced.
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Banco Nacional Ultramarino is a particularly well-placed bank to promote the commercial relationship between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries, the chairman of the Portuguese state-owned financial group Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD) said in Macau on Wednesday.
The value of trade between China and Portuguese-speaking countries rose 31.29% year-on-year to US$67.615 billion in the January-July period, according to official Chinese data released by Forum Macau.
Trade between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries totalled US$57.358 million in the first half of the year, up 37.58% compared to the same period of last year, according to official Chinese figures released by Forum Macau.
Timor-Leste and Australia have agreed on the central elements of the definition of maritime borders in the East Timor Sea, the Permanent Court of Arbitration – an intergovernmental body that provides conciliation services to the international community – announced on Friday in Copenhagen.
Banco Nacional Ultramarino (BNU) of Timor-Leste (East Timor) has launched the country’s first Visa debit and credit cards, the bank said.
Trade between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries rose 41.51% year-on-year in the January-May period to US$46.3 billion, according to official figures from China issued by Forum Macau.
The Fosun group has announced that it will use Portuguese-speaking countries to test a business model combining healthcare and financial services following acquisitions in Portugal, the group’s founder and chairman told Hong Kong newspaper South China Morning Post.