16 September 2021
The Portuguese Language Communication Association in Macao begins today soliciting entries for a new contest among schoolchildren to write fiction in Portuguese and then illustrate it, inviting pupils at nine schools in the lusophone world to compete. The contest is open to school pupils aged between 10 and 12 in Angola, Brazil, Cabo Verde, Guinea-Bissau, … Continue reading "Lusophone school pupils invited to enter Macao story contest"
15 September 2021
Chinese maker of mobile phones Xiaomi Corp. has opened its third shop in Brazil, in the city of Rio de Janeiro, the Xinhua Silk Road website reports. The Chinese state-run news website says Xiaomi opened the new shop last week, and means to open its fourth Brazilian outlet, also in Rio de Janeiro, in November. … Continue reading "Xiaomi opens shop in Rio de Janeiro, its third in Brazil"
13 September 2021
A Brazilian diplomat believes the establishment the BRICS Partnership on New Industrial Revolution Innovation Center is a great opportunity for Brazilian and Chinese companies and scientific institutions to pursue joint projects and learn from each other, the China News Service (CNS) reports. The Chinese state-run news agency says the diplomat, José Roberto de Andrade Filho, … Continue reading "BRICS innovation centre opens its doors in Xiamen"
10 September 2021
A leading Brazilian businessman, Everton Monezzi, has said his country hopes to learn from the scientific and technological achievements of China to enhance its own competitiveness, the China News Service (CNS) reports. The Chinese state-run news agency quotes Mr Monezzi, who presides over LIDE China, a branch of an association of Brazilian business executives, as … Continue reading "Learn from development of China, Brazilian businesses urged"
10 September 2021
A prominent Portuguese financial adviser, Jorge Costa Oliveira, believes financial markets in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area have huge potential as a source of money for projects by companies in the Portuguese-speaking world. Mr Costa Oliveira, a member of the Portugal-China SMEs Chamber of Commerce Strategic Council and a former director of the Macao … Continue reading "Seek funds in South China, lusophone entrepreneurs advised"
8 September 2021
The master plan for the Guangdong-Macao Intensive Cooperation Zone on Hengqin Island, which abuts Macao, has been approved at the highest levels of the ruling party and government of China, Xinhua reports. The Chinese state-run news agency says the Communist Party of China Central Committee and the State Council gave their approval last Sunday. The … Continue reading "Macao plan envisaging boost for intl trade gets green light"
7 September 2021
An online conference arranged by the Chinese Consulate-General in Rio de Janeiro brought together officials and businesspeople in China and Brazil to discuss green power and Sino-Brazilian cooperation in the energy business, the China News Service (CNS) reports. The Chinese state-run news agency says businesspeople attending agreed on closer technical cooperation in developing clean sources … Continue reading "Conference considers Sino-Brazilian cooperation in energy"
6 September 2021
The China-Brazil International Fair for Trade in Services is being held online between August 30 and September 16, 2021. This event is co-organised by the Permanent Secretariat of the Forum for Economic and Trade Co-Operation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries (Macao), to deepen economic and trade exchanges and boost pragmatic cooperation on trade in services … Continue reading "2021 China-Brazil International Fair for Trade in Services in progress"
6 September 2021
Among Chinese enterprises that do business online, interest in the market in Brazil is growing, stimulating consumption there and helping the South American economy recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, the People’s Daily reports. Data collected by Nielsen, a monitor of markets, indicate that the value of sales online in Brazil was 53 billion reals (about … Continue reading "E-commerce enterprises in China spurring Brazilian economy"
6 September 2021
The finalists of the Contest for Promotional Videos on Portuguese-speaking Countries, a competition jointly hosted by the Permanent Secretariat of the Forum Macao and the Macao Polytechnic Institute, have been selected from entries made by 24 teams. The finalists will now vie for the most votes, via online voting, and the corresponding special prize. Online … Continue reading "Online voting begins for Contest for Promotional Videos on Portuguese-speaking Countries"
20 August 2021
The authorities in the northeastern Brazilian state of Paraíba and in the northeastern Chinese province of Liaoning have agreed to increase their cooperation and exchanges, the Chinese Consulate-General in Recife says. The consulate-general announced in writing that their agreement was signed on Tuesday, during a conference online about exchanges between local authorities in China and … Continue reading "Paraíba, Liaoning agree to greater cooperation, exchanges"
17 August 2021
A Sino-Brazilian joint study has identified fossils found in the northwestern Chinese region of Xinjiang as those of two previously unknown species of sauropod dinosaur, the Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology says. The study paper, published in Scientific Reports, says the fossils are the first of big sauropods found in … Continue reading "Sino-Brazilian study identifies previously unknown dinosaurs"
12 August 2021
Brazilian Foreign Minister Carlos França says his country aims to give or sell vaccines to other countries, particularly in South America, to help them counter the COVID-19 pandemic, Rádio Nacional reports. The Brazilian state-run broadcaster says Mr França was speaking at the International Forum on COVID-19 Vaccine Cooperation, a gathering last week of representatives of … Continue reading "Brazil aiming to export COVID-19 vaccines to neighbours"
11 August 2021
Trade in merchandise between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries reached US$90.483 billion in the period from January to June 2021. It represented a 40.07 percent increase year-on-year, according to data from China Customs. Portuguese-speaking Countries sold goods worth US$62.494 billion to China in the first six months of 2021 – a rise of 33.7 percent year-on-year. The value of … Continue reading "Trade between China, Portuguese-speaking Countries nearly US$90.48bln in January-June 2021"
11 August 2021
Trade in merchandise between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries reached US$71.423 billion in the period from January to May 2021. It represented a 37.95 percent increase year-on-year, according to data from China Customs. Portuguese-speaking Countries sold goods worth US$48.531 billion to China in the first five months of 2021 – an increase of 30.81 percent year-on-year. The value of China’s merchandise exports … Continue reading "Trade between China, Portuguese-speaking Countries tops US$71.4bln in January-May 2021"
11 August 2021
Trade in merchandise between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries reached US$53.96 billion in the period from January to April 2021. It represented a 29,01 percent increase year-on-year, according to data from China Customs. Portuguese-speaking Countries sold goods worth US$36.045 billion to China in the first four months of 2021 – a rise of 19.74 percent year-on-year. The value of China’s merchandise exports … Continue reading "Trade between China, Portuguese-speaking Countries nearly US$53.96bln in January-April 2021"
10 August 2021
A rooftop array of solar panels made by JinkoSolar Co. Ltd. of China gives Brazilian distributor Stampa Food Distribuidora de Alimentos Ltda a supply of electricity from a sustainable source, the manufacturer says. The array supplies all the power the Stampa Food warehouse needs from day to day, JinkoSolar announced last Thursday in a social … Continue reading "JinkoSolar rooftop solar panels help Stampa Food go green"
9 August 2021
The northeastern Chinese port of Rizhao has demonstrated that it can accommodate the giant Guaibamax class of bulk carriers, which Brazilian miner Vale SA uses to transport its exports of iron ore, Xinhua reports. Each Guaibamax ship can transport 325,000 tonnes of iron ore, according to a report carried by the Chinese government-run news agency … Continue reading "Rizhao shows it can handle huge carriers of Vale iron ore"
6 August 2021
Trina Solar Co. Ltd of China says it is the major vendor of photovoltaic modules for a solar farm being built in the northeastern Brazilian state of Bahia. Focus Energia of Brazil has ordered 59,292 Trina Solar 600 W series modules for its 850 MW-peak Projeto Futura farm, the maker announced in writing yesterday. Trina … Continue reading "Trina Solar main seller of modules for Brazilian solar farm"
5 August 2021
Another 2,000 litres of the active ingredients of CoronaVac, the vaccine against COVID-19 devised by Sinovac Biotech Ltd of China, have arrived in the southern Brazilian state of São Paulo, where they will be used to make 4 million more doses of the vaccine, Agência Brasil reports. The ingredients arrived from China and were sent … Continue reading "Another 4 mln doses of Sinovac vaccine to be made in Brazil"