24 May 2021
In order to contribute to the reinforcement of the role of Macao as a basis for intercultural sharing and a platform for Sino-Lusophone cooperation, and with the aim of sharing with the Higher Education Institutions of Portuguese Speaking Countries and Regions the experiences of the Macao Polytechnic Institute (MPI) in institutional quality improvement processes, the … Continue reading "MPI participates in Online Forum on Models and Experiences of Institutional Quality Assurance in Higher Education"
21 May 2021
Macao enterprises have struck deals to sell goods produced in Portuguese-speaking parts of the world to buyers in the city of Nanjing, capital of the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu, according to the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute, or IPIM. IPIM issued a written statement saying the deals were done in a business-matching session … Continue reading "Macao dealers sell products of lusophone world in Nanjing"
21 May 2021
State-owned China Jiangxi International Economic and Technical Cooperation Co. Ltd (CJIC) says it has turned over to the Mozambican government the Corumana Dam, built by CJIC in southern Mozambique. Construction began in 2018, Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi attended the ceremonial completion in October, and the dam was turned over to his government last week, CJIC … Continue reading "CJIC turns over dam intended to improve Maputo water supply"
20 May 2021
The “Macao Week in Jiangsu” roadshow was held splendidly along the Pedestrian Street at Confucius Temple in Nanjing for four days in a row from 14 – 17 May, in tandem with the offline and online promotions to raise Macao’s profile as a healthy, safe and quality destination and attract Mainland visitors to Macao. The … Continue reading "“Macao Week in Jiangsu” abounds with spectators Radiating Macao’s “tourism +” glamour for four days"
20 May 2021
Governor Hui Jianlin of the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu believes Macao, by functioning as a place where China and the Portuguese-speaking world can do business, can help Jiangsu enterprises penetrate lusophone markets, the Macao SAR Government says. Mr Hui said so when he met Macao Secretary for the Economy and Finance Lei Wai Nong … Continue reading "Jiangsu wants Macao help to penetrate lusophone markets"
18 May 2021
A demonstration of how to prepare Macanese and Portuguese food, a feature of Macao Week in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu, was shown live online, the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) says. The MGTO issued a written statement saying the demonstration was given last Saturday at the Jinling Hotel in the provincial capital, Nanjing, … Continue reading "Chef demonstrates Macanese, Portuguese cooking in Nanjing"
14 May 2021
State-owned China Jiangxi Corporation for Economic & Technical Cooperation Co. Ltd (CJIC) has started construction of a mixed-use development in Mutanhane, just north of Maputo, Jornal Visão reports. The Mozambican newspaper says CJIC will spend US$250 million on building 500 homes on a 50 hectare site. The newspaper quotes an executive of CJIC, Li Changchun, … Continue reading "Jiangxi developer building homes in southern Mozambique"
13 May 2021
The Macao Pavilion at the first China International Consumer Products Expo, in the southern Chinese island province of Hainan, promoted sales of over 50 kinds of food and drink supplied by 13 producers in lusophone countries, the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute, or IPIM, says. IPIM set up the pavilion to show how Macao … Continue reading "Sales of food from lusophone countries promoted in Hainan"
10 May 2021
With the objective of contributing to the reinforcement of Macao’s role as a Sino-Lusophone cooperation platform and improving the knowledge of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao among Higher Education Institutions in Lusophone countries and regions, the Macao Polytechnic Institute (MPI), in partnership with the Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal, will host the 11th conference of FORGES (Forum of Higher … Continue reading "MPI co-hosts the 11th Conference of International Network of Higher Education Institutions of Portuguese Speaking Countries"
10 May 2021
The Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute, or IPIM, says it is beginning today a programme of promotion of products of the Portuguese-speaking world, notably food and drink. On the programme are six gatherings, to be held in the Portuguese-speaking Countries Food Products Exhibition Centre in Macao between today and July 25, and attended by … Continue reading "IPIM events to promote food produced in lusophone countries"
6 May 2021
Trade in merchandise between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries reached US$25.028 billion in the period from January to February 2021. It represented a 17.09 percent increase year-on-year, according to data from China Customs. Portuguese-speaking Countries sold goods worth US$16.128 billion to China in the first two months of 2021 – a rise of 2.57 percent year-on-year. The … Continue reading "Trade between China, Portuguese-speaking Countries nearly US$25.03bln in January-February 2021"
5 May 2021
Trade between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries topped US$13.139 billion in the first month of 2021, an increase of 4.5 percent from a year earlier and a 2.14-percent rise from the previous month, according to data from China Customs. In January, the value of China’s imports from Portuguese-speaking Countries reached US$8.254 billion, down by 0.24 percent year-on-year but … Continue reading "China, Portuguese-speaking Countries trade tops US$13.13bln in Jan 2021"
5 May 2021
Official data indicate that the value of merchandise exports by Macao to the Portuguese-speaking world grew to 291,400 patacas (about US$36,500) in the first quarter of this year, more than twice the value a year earlier. Figures published by the Macao Statistics and Census Service last week show that all first-quarter exports were domestic exports, … Continue reading "Q1 exports by Macao to lusophone world double to US$36,500"
5 May 2021
The Mozambican subsidiary of Chinese state-owned China Railway 20 Bureau Group Corp. (CR20) has harvested 10,000 tonnes of rice from its Xai-Xai farm in southern Mozambique, taking the fourth crop of the season, the Shaanxi.cnwest.com website says. The farm expects to harvest 16,000 tonnes of rice in all from 2,400 hectares, despite disruption caused by … Continue reading "Rice harvest on CR20 farm in Mozambique hits 10,000 tonnes"
4 May 2021
In late April 2021, Deputy-Secretary General of the Permanent Secretariat of the Forum for Economic and Trade Co-operation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries (Macao), Mr Ding Tian, led a Forum Macao delegation on a visit to Beijing. The delegation paid courtesy visits to, respectively, the Ambassadors or attachés in China of Angola, Brazil, Cabo Verde, Guinea-Bissau, … Continue reading "Permanent Secretariat of Forum Macao visits Beijing"
30 April 2021
A Portuguese lawyer in Macao, Frederico Rato, has become the first lawyer in the city to sit on the Guangzhou Arbitration Commission, which intends to mediate in trade disputes between parties in China and in Portuguese-speaking parts of the world, Lusa reports. The commission, over the Macao border in the mainland Chinese city of Guangzhou, … Continue reading "Macao lawyer to help settle international trade disputes"
29 April 2021
Chinese commodities trader Hunan Gaoqiao Grand Market Co. Ltd has stuck deals to sell 2,000 tonnes of sesame seed to Mozambique, and 500 tonnes of dried ginger to Nigeria, The Paper website reports. The Chinese state-owned website says the deals were signed on Monday during the half-yearly meeting of people concerned with the China (Hunan) … Continue reading "Hunan dealer to sell Mozambique 2,000 tonnes of sesame seed"
27 April 2021
The organisers of the Contest for Promotional Videos on Portuguese-speaking Countries have extended the deadline for entries in the contest, from April 30 to May 14, 2021. 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 … Continue reading "Registration period for Contest for Promotional Videos on Portuguese-speaking Countries extended"
21 April 2021
Fitch Ratings says it has raised its long-term issuer default rating and senior unsecured rating for West China Cement Ltd (WCC) to BB from BB- with a “positive” outlook. Fitch expects WCC to increase its scale and profits, and reduce its geographical concentration from next year on, in part because of a project in Mozambique … Continue reading "Fitch raises West China Cement credit rating to BB"
19 April 2021
Sino-Mozambican agreements to cooperate in the field of marine science and technology are boosting the development of the Mozambican maritime economy, Xinhua reports, citing China Oceanic Development Foundation Vice-chairman and Secretary-General Pan Xinchun. The foundation and parts of the world covered by the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative are working together to exploit the sea … Continue reading "Sino-Mozambican cooperation spurs exploitation of the sea"