Relations between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries were marked in 2016 by the 5th Ministerial Conference of Forum Macau, which reinforced the importance of the Special Administrative Region, the Chinese currency and industrial partnerships.
Regaining competitiveness to attract investment to Cabo Verde (Cape Verde) and thus increase economic growth and job creation, is one of the new government’s priorities included in the State Budget fo…
Cabo Verde and Mozambique are among the most favourable African countries to the economic and political interests of China, and especially value investment in infrastructure and business, according to the first survey on the subject in Africa.
Smaller, though also more diversified: small economies of the Portuguese language world such as Guinea-Bissau and Cabo Verde have better growth prospects in 2016 than larger ones such as Angola that are more dependent on commodities.
The high level of the participants in the Forum Macau Ministerial ConferaThe high level of the participants in the Forum Macau Ministerial Conference 2016 is interpreted by analysts as a sign of the growing importance of the Portuguese language block in the international projection to which China is committed.ence 2016 is interpreted by analysts as a sign of the growing importance of the Portuguese language block in the international p…
The Ministerial Conference of the Forum for Economic and Trade Cooperation between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries that began on Tuesday in Macau, is the highest level of all previous conferences, which is a sign of the growing importance and complexity of this multilateral relationship.
A lack of roads is seen as one of the greatest barriers to the development of inter-African economic relations and for the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), China’s financing may be the solution.
Saturday afternoon, 16th April: as the city of Praia basks in a perpetual warm breeze, Cabo Verde’s capital rests from an intense week-long music festival, simultaneously anticipating the close of its annual Kriol Jazz Festival that same evening. Located near the centre square in the heart of the “Plateau” overlooking the city harbour and offering a 3600 view of this African culture capital sits the presidential palace. Here, a more exclusive event is about to take place.
Cabo Verde (Cape Verde), which is seen by analysts and the international community as a “safe haven” among Portuguese-speaking countries due to economic and political stability, is now at the beginning of a new term of office for the government, keen to improve the business climate.
Financial support from China to African countries where Portuguese is the official language (PALOP) amounted to S$22.6 billion between 2000 and 2014, half of which was directed to Angola, according to Chinese official figures cited in a study published recently.