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.
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.
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.
“The Tale of the Timorese Coffee Farmer” – Timor-Leste’s booth at the 2015 Milan Expo – showcases one of the region’s main exports. This exhibition marks the country’s biggest international promotion event to date, representing a significant moment for the country’s ascension onto the world scene. Members of the Timorese government have visited Milan, and a permanent delegation has been established to help promote a country that remains, for the most part, completely unknown around the world.