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The Macau Plops Investment company has offered a water purifier to Agostinho Neto Hospital (HAN) in Praia to improve the quality of drinking water available at the hospital and at a lower cost, the Cape Verdean press reported.
The installation in Cabo Verde (Cape Verde) of a permanent representation of the World Bank is an “example of confidence” in the country, its institutions and its future, the deputy prime minister and finance minister said on Wednesday in Praia.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) recommends coastal African countries, including Portuguese-speaking countries, to expand port infrastructure as a means of improving integration on the continent.
The value of trade between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries reached US$147.354 billion in 2018, an increase of 25.31% year-on-year, according to official Chinese figures released by Forum Macau.
The value of trade between China and the eight Portuguese-speaking countries totalled US$134.981 billion in the January-November 2018 period, a year-on-year increase of 25.27%, according to official Chinese figures released by Forum Macau.
The Cape Verdean government intends to open an embassy in Guinea-Bissau, which is expected to happen in 2020, said Cabo Verde’s (Cape Verde’s) new ambassador to Guinea-Bissau, Inacio Felino de Carvalho.
The World Bank has revised its economic growth forecasts for Angola, Cabo Verde (Cape Verde) and Mozambique in 2019 and 2020 upwards, unlike Guinea-Bissau.
Angola is expected to post economic growth of 2.9% in 2019, up 0.7 percentage points from the June 2018 forecast, the World Bank said on Wednesday.
GeoCapital, Gestão de Participações, has decided to sell the 27.44% stake it held in Caixa Económica de Cabo Verde (CECV), the financial institution’s chief executive said.
The value of trade between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries reached US$108.928 billion from January to September, a year-on-year increase of 21.22%, according to official Chinese data released by Forum Macau.
Cabo Verde (Cape Verde) is in the top three countries in sub-Saharan Africa with the highest quality public policies and institutions, according to a list drawn up by the International Development Association (IDA) of the World Bank Group.
The Business Confederation of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CE-CPLP) hopes that during the Cape Verdean presidency of the organszation the issue of mobility will be overcome, said Jorge Spencer Lima, the outgoing vice president.
Mozambique’s economy is expected to grow at a rate of 11.1 percent by 2023, by which time the exploitation of natural gas deposits in the north of the country is expected to have begun, according to the latest forecasts by the International Monetary Fund.
Trade between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries grew 21.50% on year from January to July 2018 to reach US$82.149 billion, according to official Chinese figures released by Forum Macau.
China and the Portuguese-speaking countries should take full advantage of the Macau platform, said the Secretary-General of the Permanent Secretariat of Forum Macau, who called for cooperation in the area of traditional Chinese medicine.
Trade between China and Portuguese-speaking countries reached US$82.49 million from January to July 2018, a year-on-year increase of 21.50%, according to official Chinese figures released by Forum Macau.
Entities from Mozambique and China on Sunday in Beijing signed eight memoranda of understanding in the areas of infrastructure, industry, telecommunications, agriculture and financial services, during a business forum opened by Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi.
Angola hosts the 13th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP), to be held in 2020, following a decision made at this year’s meeting on the island of Sal, Cabo Verde (Cape Verde), which elected Portuguese ambassador Francisco Ribeiro Teles as the institution’s new executive secretary, according to the local press.
The Portuguese-speaking African countries and Timor-Leste (PALOP-TL) will have access to 26 million euros provided by the European Union (EU) to support two projects to promote employment in the cultural sector and reforms in the management of public finances, which was signed on Wednesday on the island of Sal in Cabo Verde (Cape Verde), the EU delegation in the archipelago said.
Entrepreneurs want the subject of the economy to become a greater focus within the Community of Portuguese-Speaking Countries (CPLP) and allow them to take up room as economic leaders, the president of the CPLP Business Confederation (CE-CPLP) Jorge Carlos Fonseca, said during a hearing granted by the President of Cabo Verde.