23 September 2021
The Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute, or IPIM, says its Invest Here website, intended to boost flows of investment between China and the Portuguese-speaking world, is now online, after a four-month trial. The Invest Here website gives information about Macao, the nine mainland Chinese cities in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, and major … Continue reading "Macao website to spur international flows of investment"
20 September 2021
The general assembly of the Portugal-China Chamber of Commerce and Industry has resolved to set up a branch of the chamber in Shanghai. The assembly was held last week, and the Chinese authorities are considering its resolution already, the chamber announced in writing. The chamber says a branch in Shanghai will complete its arrangements for … Continue reading "Sino-Portuguese chamber to set up Shanghai branch"
20 September 2021
In order to stimulate the local investment environment, give full play to the unique advantage of Macao as a platform between China and Portuguese-speaking countries, and attract domestic and overseas enterprises to implement their business projects in Macao, the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) has launched web and mobile versions of “Invest Here” … Continue reading "IPIM Launches the “Invest Here” Website to Provide Investment Information on a Number of Cities"
17 September 2021
The Catholic University of Portugal has opened a medical school, the first in any private university in the country, Lusa reports. The Portuguese news agency says the university received 600 applications for the 50 places available for its first intake of medical students. The school should enrol 100 students in the next academic year, Lusa … Continue reading "Portuguese medical school praised for tie-up with Fosun unit"
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"
14 September 2021
Earlier, the University of Macau (UM) initiated the establishment of two academic library alliances, namely the Academic Library Alliance between Macao Special Administrative Region and Portuguese-speaking Countries, and the Academic Library Alliance for Portuguese Language Resources between Macao Special Administrative Region and Mainland China. Today (13 September), UM and other members of the latter alliance … Continue reading "UM establishes library alliances with universities in Portuguese-speaking countries and mainland China"
10 September 2021
The Portuguese trade and investment promotion agency, AICEP, is holding online today a seminar on opportunities for Portuguese companies in e-commerce in China. AICEP issued a written announcement saying attendance is free of charge. The agency says Laura Velasco of the EU SME Centre in China, Robbert Gorris of The Sovereign Group and Matias Zubimendi … Continue reading "AICEP holding free online seminar on e-commerce in China"
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"
9 September 2021
A collection of the work of 8th-century Chinese poet Li Bai, in the original Chinese and translated into Portuguese, has been published in Portugal, the Portuguese Consulate-General in Shanghai says. The Chinese version of each of the 100 poems is printed in Chinese characters and in Roman letters, transliterated using the pinyin system, so readers … Continue reading "Dual-language collection of poetry by Li Bai published"
9 September 2021
The University of Coimbra in central Portugal and the City University of Macau will jointly offer postgraduate students a course in international economic relations, the Portuguese institution says. The University of Coimbra announced in writing that representatives of the institutions signed an agreement on the course on Monday. The university says the multidisciplinary course will … Continue reading "Portuguese, Macao universities to teach postgraduate course"
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"
8 September 2021
A virtual roadshow presenting opportunities to do business in the central Portuguese region of Ribatejo will include a discussion of Portuguese products that sell well in Macao, the Macau News Agency (MNA) reports. MNA says Portugal-China Chamber of Commerce and Industry Secretary-General Bernardo Mendia and Macau Importers and Exporters Association Chairman Dominic Sio will be … Continue reading "Ribatejo roadshow to ponder Portuguese best-sellers in Macao"
7 September 2021
Zhejiang Dahua Technology Co. Ltd, a supplier of security technology for the Internet of Things, says it will open a showroom in the Portuguese capital, Lisbon, next month. Chinese state-owned Dahua Technology announced in writing last week that it is opening the showroom in response to demand in Portugal. The company says the staff will … Continue reading "Demand prompts Dahua Technology to open showroom in Portugal"
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"
19 August 2021
Over 40 Macao companies have so far indicated that representatives will attend a virtual roadshow on September 15 which will present opportunities to do business in the central Portuguese region of Ribatejo, the Macau News Agency (MNA) reports. MNA quotes the Ribatejo business association, Nersant, as saying Macao enterprises in businesses such as engineering, construction, … Continue reading "Ribatejo business roadshow draws over 40 Macao companies"
17 August 2021
The Portuguese association of safety and security companies, Apsei, has started a campaign to drum up business abroad for small and medium enterprises among its members, Security Magazine reports. The Portuguese magazine, citing a written statement issued by Apsei, says the year-long campaign will focus on the Chinese, Emirati and Moroccan markets. The campaign, called … Continue reading "Portuguese safety and security SMEs aim for Chinese market"
16 August 2021
Chinese Ambassador to Portugal Zhao Bentang and Portugal-China Young Entrepreneurs Association President Alberto Carvalho Neto have met to discuss support for entrepreneurship by young people, the Chinese Embassy in Lisbon says. Mr Zhao and Mr Carvalho Neto exchanged views on prompting more cooperation by young entrepreneurs in China and Portugal when they met on August … Continue reading "Chinese, Portuguese young entrepreneurs in focus at meeting"
11 August 2021
The Chinese market became one of the most important for Portuguese exporters of pork just a year after they first penetrated it, in March 2019, Lusa reports, citing Portuguese Federation of Pig Industry Associations President David Neves. The Portuguese news agency says data collected by the Portuguese Institute for Financing Agriculture and Fisheries show that … Continue reading "China second-biggest market for 2020 Portuguese pork exports"
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"