1 July 2021
CULines, together with another Chinese company, state-owned COSCO Shipping Specialized Carriers Co. Ltd, will start on July 15 an express direct shipping service carrying containers between the eastern Chinese port of Ningbo and the southern Brazilian port of Santos, CULines says. The ship Cosco Shipping Honor is due to complete the outward leg of its … Continue reading "CULines to start container service between Ningbo and Santos"
30 June 2021
Two Chinese companies and Vale Indonesia, a subsidiary of Brazilian miner Vale SA, have formed a joint venture to build and operate a nickel processing plant in Indonesia, the People’s Daily reports. Vale Indonesia owns 49 per cent of the venture, while Shandong Xinhai Technology Co. Ltd and Taiyuan Iron and Steel Co. Ltd, a … Continue reading "Sino-Brazilian joint venture to process nickel in Indonesia"
29 June 2021
A ship carrying 25,000 protective suits for frontliners in the struggle against COVID-19 in Brazil sails from China today, and is due to unload them in the southern Brazilian port of Santos in a couple of months, the Brazilian government says. The suits are a gift from ByteDance Ltd, the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs … Continue reading "ByteDance giving Brazil 25,000 COVID-19 protective suits"
29 June 2021
Official data indicate that Macao residents held at the end of last year securities issued in Portugal or Brazil representing investment in those lusophone countries worth 494.1 million patacas (about US$61.7 million). Figures given by the Monetary Authority of Macao and the Macao Statistics and Census Service show the current market value of portfolio investments … Continue reading "Macao holdings of securities in lusophone world US$61.7 mln"
25 June 2021
The 32nd Enterprise Internationalization Forum will discuss today opportunities for partnerships linking businesses or institutions in Brazil, Portugal and China, the organisers of the videoconference say. Portugal-China Young Entrepreneurs Association President Alberto Carvalho Neto will tell the conference about how Brazil can exploit the growing ties between China and the Portuguese-speaking world to gain access … Continue reading "Partnerships linking Brazil, Portugal, China on the agenda"
25 June 2021
The organisers of the Contest for Promotional Videos on Portuguese-speaking Countries have extended the deadline for submission of entries. The contest is jointly organised by the Permanent Secretariat of the Forum for Economic and Trade Co-Operation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries (Macao) and the Centre for Portuguese Studies of Macao Polytechnic Institute. Taking into account … Continue reading "Submission period extended for entries in Contest for Promotional Videos on Portuguese-speaking Countries"
24 June 2021
Brazilian growers and dealers hope to begin this year selling China more sorts of fresh fruit, including grapes and mangoes, Xinhua reports, citing Brazilian Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias. Melons are the only sort of fresh fruit that Brazil sells China at present, and her country would like China to accept other sorts, the Chinese … Continue reading "Brazil hoping to begin exporting grapes, mangoes to China"
23 June 2021
Construction of a bridge in the northeastern Brazilian state of Bahia by a consortium of China Communications Construction Co. Ltd and China Railway 20 Bureau Group Corp. will create 8,000 jobs, the People’s Daily says. The partners, both Chinese state-owned enterprises, will build a 12.4 km bridge linking the state capital, Salvador, to the island … Continue reading "Chinese bridge builders to create 8,000 jobs in Brazil"
23 June 2021
On June 18, the Permanent Secretariat of the Forum for Economic and Trade Co-operation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries (Macao) convened a meeting in Beijing. The meeting was headed by Mr Ding Tian, Deputy Secretary-General of Forum Macao. It was attended by Mr Li Xiaohui, Deputy Director of the Department of Taiwan, Hong Kong and … Continue reading "Forum Macao hosts meeting in Beijing"
21 June 2021
Strong demand from China has increased exports of cotton by Brazil to 2.24 million tonnes so far in the year ending June 30, or 23 per cent more than in the corresponding period a year ago, the Brazilian Association of Cotton Producers, or Abrapa, says, citing Brazilian official figures. China was the biggest buyer of … Continue reading "Demand from China boosting Brazilian exports of cotton"
21 June 2021
China Council for the Promotion of International Trade President Gao Yan has called for Macao to intensify its effort to serve as a place where China and the Portuguese-speaking world do business, the Macao SAR Government says. The government issued a written statement quoting Ms Gao as telling the 2021 Mainland-Macao Business Associations Joint Conference, … Continue reading "Macao urged to work harder to spur international trade"
18 June 2021
Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd of China and Brazilian companies WDC Networks and HDT Energy have formed a partnership to apply artificial intelligence and high-performance optimisers with lithium batteries in the generation of solar power, the BN Americas website reports. The website, citing a written statement by Huawei, says HDT Energy, already a partner of Huawei, … Continue reading "Huawei, Brazilian partners to use AI in farming solar energy"
16 June 2021
Power Construction Corp. of China Ltd (PowerChina) says a subsidiary will carry out a trial with a view to improving two solar farms in Brazil. CGN Brazil Energy Holdings Ltd, an arm of state-owned China General Nuclear Power Corp., has contracted the subsidiary, SEPCO1 Electric Power Construction Co. Ltd, to improve inverters attached to five … Continue reading "PowerChina to try out improvements to solar farms in Brazil"
15 June 2021
Brazilian miner Mineração Buritirama SA has taken an order from China Minmetals Corp. for a 10-year supply of manganese, Valor Económico reports. Mineração Buritirama will supply the manganese at the rate of 1.5 million tonnes a year, and the Chinese state-owned trading company will make an advance payment of US$400 million, according to a report … Continue reading "Mineração Buritirama sells China 15 mln tonnes of manganese"
15 June 2021
S&P Global Platts Analytics forecasts that Brazilian exports of soybeans will be greater this month than a year ago, because of strong demand in China. The monitor of commodities markets says in a report it published on Tuesday that Chinese demand for soybeans has leapt as pig farming there recovers from an outbreak of African … Continue reading "June exports of Brazilian soybeans tipped to grow"
11 June 2021
Brazilian video streaming service Globoplay has shown online a documentary about the effort to vaccinate the people of the central Chinese city of Wuhan against COVID-19 and so restore life there to normal, the China Daily reports. The Chinese state-run newspaper says the video was the fifth in a series of documentaries called “The Vaccine … Continue reading "Globoplay documentary looks at vaccination drive in Wuhan"
4 June 2021
The Chinese Embassy in Brasilia and the Brazilian Center for International Relations have jointly held online a conference on green trade and sustainable development, CCTV reports. The conference, on Monday, heard about the Chinese experience of reducing economic dependence on carbon, according to a report carried by the Chinese state-run broadcaster the day after. The … Continue reading "Sino-Brazilian conference mulls green trade, sustainability"
3 June 2021
The first Chinese school in Brazil, giving instruction in Mandarin, Portuguese and English, has opened in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Estadão reports. The Brazilian newspaper says the Escola Chinesa Internacional is supported by the authorities in China and financed by Chinese living in Brazil. The report quotes School Director Yuan Aiping as saying … Continue reading "First Chinese school in Brazil opens in Rio de Janeiro"
3 June 2021
The renovated Macao Grand Prix Museum makes a point of commemorating Brazilian star driver Ayrton Senna’s victory in the first Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix, in 1983, the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) says. The museum contains a mural depicting Senna’s victory sculpted by Portuguese graffiti artist Vhils, whose real name is Alexandre Farto, the … Continue reading "Renovated Macao Grand Prix Museum celebrates Brazilian star"
2 June 2021
Sinovac Biotech Ltd of China has opened in Beijing a centre to develop vaccines against COVID-19 for the bloc comprising Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (the BRICS), Xinhua reports. The BRICS Vaccine Research and Development Centre is meant to prompt production of acceptable vaccines, and recognition among members of the bloc of each … Continue reading "COVID-19 vaccine R&D centre opens in Beijing to serve BRICS"