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"
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
The Portuguese tourism promotion agency, Turismo de Portugal, will be among 10 such agencies represented in the Europe pavilion at the ITB China 2021 travel fair, the organisers of the fair say. The fair will be held in Shanghai from November 24 to 26, but can be attended online between November 8 and December 31, … Continue reading "Portugal to tout tourist draws at travel fair in Shanghai"
9 August 2021
Eurowind Energy of Denmark says it will use Chinese-made modules on a solar farm it is building in Portugal, Jornal de Negócios reports. The Portuguese newspaper, citing a written statement issued by Eurowind Energy on Wednesday, says the company ordered in June 118,637 solar modules, with a combined capacity of 64 MW, from LONGi Green Energy … Continue reading "Solar farm in Portugal to use modules supplied by LONGi"
6 August 2021
The health industry regulator in Portugal, INFARMED, will accept that CoronaVac, a vaccine devised by Sinovac Biotech Ltd. of China, gives protection against COVID-19, SIC Notícias reports. The Portuguese television channel says INFARMED will also recognise the efficacy of doses made in India of Covishield, a vaccine devised by Oxford University and marketed by AstraZeneca … Continue reading "Portuguese authorities to recognise efficacy of CoronaVac"
4 August 2021
UnionPay International of China and British oil company BP plc have done a deal that lets motorists use UnionPay cards to pay for fuel at over 500 BP filling stations in Portugal, UnionPay International says. The Chinese payments company issued a written statement quoting UnionPay International European Branch Deputy General Manager Yang Shengliang as saying … Continue reading "BP filling stations in Portugal now accept UnionPay cards"
30 July 2021
Chinese living in Portugal have competed in the heats there of the annual Water Cube Cup contest among Chinese expatriates worldwide to find the best performances of Chinese songs, the China News Service (CNS) reports. A report carried by the Chinese state-run news agency on Tuesday quotes Chinese Ambassador to Portugal Zhou Bentang as saying … Continue reading "Heats of global song contest draw Chinese expats in Portugal"
30 July 2021
With the aim of promoting further cooperation between enterprises of China and Portuguese-speaking Countries, the Permanent Secretariat of Forum for Economic and Trade Co-operation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries (Macao) organised on July 27 a Webinar on Business Cooperation between Jiangsu and Portuguese-speaking Countries, themed “Business Cooperation between Enterprises from China and Portuguese-speaking Countries and … Continue reading "Permanent Secretariat of Forum Macao organises ‘Webinar on Business Cooperation between Enterprises from China and Portuguese-speaking Countries’"
29 July 2021
The 35th Portuguese Language Summer Course, organised by the University of Macau (UM) Department of Portuguese, has ended with success. This year’s summer course attracted 123 students from Japan, Myanmar, mainland China, Singapore, Malaysia, Poland, Hong Kong, and Macao. Approximately 60 per cent of the participants attended language courses at intermediate and advanced levels. This year’s … Continue reading "UM’s 35th Portuguese Language Summer Course ends with success"