22 February 2021
Trade in merchandise between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries reached US$145.185 billion in the period from January to December 2020. It represented a 2.98 percent decrease year-on-year, according to data from China Customs. Portuguese-speaking Countries sold goods worth US$101.949 billion to China in 2020, down by 3.43 percent year-on-year. The value of China’s merchandise exports to those countries … Continue reading "Trade between China, Portuguese-speaking Countries nearly US$145.19 bln in 2020"
11 February 2021
With the aim of analyzing and promoting new opportunities initiated by the Development Plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, Professor Joaquim Ramos de Carvalho, Director of the International Portuguese Training Centre of Macao Polytechnic Institute (MPI), will deliver a lecture on the Greater Bay Area and the future of academic cooperation between China … Continue reading "Macao Polytechnic Institute holds a lecture on the Greater Bay Area and Academic Cooperation between China and the Portuguese Speaking Countries"
10 February 2021
Ambassador Zhang Ming, who heads the Chinese Mission to the European Union, has described the Sino-Portuguese relationship as a model in the field of international relations, according to a document published by the Chinese Foreign Ministry. The ministry issued a transcript of a conversation Mr Zhang had with Portuguese journalists, which quotes him as calling … Continue reading "Envoy says Sino-Portuguese relationship a model for others"
9 February 2021
The programme of special exhibitions at the Shanghai Museum this year includes a show from June 8 to September 12 illustrating how Chinese ceramics influenced Western art, the museum says. The museum issued a written statement saying the show is a Sino-European endeavour, which will bring together oil paintings, furnishings, mosaics and coloured porcelain from … Continue reading "Portuguese art among exhibits at Shanghai ceramics show"
8 February 2021
An official of the Chinese Foreign Ministry believes the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area gives Macao new opportunities for exchanges abroad and cooperation with other parts of the world, the ministry says. An official written statement quotes Acting Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China in … Continue reading "Opportunities foreseen for Macao, Portugal in southern China"
8 February 2021
Trade in merchandise between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries reached US$132.312 billion in the period from January to November 2020. It represented a 1.43 percent decline year-on-year, according to data from China Customs. Portuguese-speaking Countries sold goods worth US$93.9 billion to China in the first 11 months of 2020 – a decrease of 2.0 percent year-on-year. The … Continue reading "Trade between China, Portuguese-speaking Countries nearly US$132.31 bln in January-November 2020"
8 February 2021
Trade in merchandise between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries reached US$118.912 billion in the period from January to October 2020. It represented a 2.07 percent decline year-on-year, according to data from China Customs. Portuguese-speaking Countries sold goods worth US$85.426 billion to China in the first 10 months of 2020 – a decrease of 1.31 percent year-on-year. The value of China’s … Continue reading "Trade between China, Portuguese-speaking Countries nearly US$118.91 bln in January-October 2020"
8 February 2021
The in-flight entertainment system on Air Macau flights now plays “The Charm of Macao” album recorded by the Macao Chinese Orchestra, the Macao Cultural Affairs Bureau says. A written statement issued by the bureau says Portuguese composer Rão Kya wrote the music, which is inspired by the cultural heritage of Macao, and that the performance … Continue reading "Air Macau treats passengers to Portuguese-composed music"
4 February 2021
The Portuguese Institute of the Orient in Macao and the University of Porto Linguistics Centre in northern Portugal have agreed to cooperate in academic matters, Lusa reports, citing the institute. The Portuguese news agency quotes a written statement issued by the institute as saying the parties have agreed to work together on training and refresher … Continue reading "IPOR and University of Porto sign cooperation agreement"
4 February 2021
For the first time, a shipment of goods from China has reached Portugal solely by train, Revista Cargo reported on Monday. The Portuguese magazine quotes Medway Transportes e Logística SA of Portugal as saying a container loaded with 11.76 tonnes of Chinese-made appliances arrived in Lisbon after crossing nine countries by rail. The achievement shows … Continue reading "First goods carried by train to Portugal from China arrive"
2 February 2021
Official data indicate that the value of merchandise exports by Macao to the Portuguese-speaking world grew to 12.3 million patacas (about US$1.54 million) last year, nine times more than the year before. Figures published by the Macao Statistics and Census Service on Friday show that domestic exports, as opposed to re-exports, were worth 11.75 million … Continue reading "Macao exports to lusophone world jump to US$1.54 mln in 2020"
1 February 2021
An academic in Macao has urged the city, in setting up a stock exchange, to exploit its function as a place where China and the Portuguese-speaking world can do business, the China News Service (CNS) reports. The Chinese state-run news agency quotes City University of Macau Associate Vice-president Ye Guiping as telling a conference that … Continue reading "Macao urged to tap lusophone world in setting up stock mart"
1 February 2021
The association of Portuguese winemakers, ViniPortugal, will put up a Wines of Portugal website in Chinese in the next two months to advertise its products, and it will begin selling them through the WeChat Chinese social medium, the WinesInfo website reported this week. The Chinese website says ViniPortugal will send a roadshow round several Chinese … Continue reading "ViniPortugal to put up Wines of Portugal website in Chinese"
29 January 2021
The Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) and Beijing All Star Partner Communications Co. Ltd have jointly opened a shop on the Chinese shopping website Tmall which sells the official merchandise of the Portuguese national football team, the FPF says. The federation said so in a post on Weibo, a Chinese social medium, on Wednesday. Chinese e-commerce … Continue reading "Tmall selling Portuguese national football XI merchandise"
29 January 2021
The Portuguese Language Communication Association in Macao is inviting entries next month from lusophone parts of the world for a photography competition on the theme of the Covid-19 pandemic, Lusa reports. The Portuguese news agency quotes the association as saying pictures taken in Angola, Brazil, Cabo Verde, Guiné-Bissau, Macao, Mozambique, Portugal, São Tomé e Príncipe, … Continue reading "Lusophone photographers invited to enter Macao contest"
27 January 2021
The celebrations in Lisbon of the Lunar New Year, an important Chinese holiday, will be held online this year because of the Covid-19 pandemic, TimeOut reported last week. The Portuguese edition of the magazine says the programme for celebrations to be put on by the Chinese Embassy in Lisbon and the local government will be … Continue reading "Lunar New Year to be celebrated virtually in Lisbon"
26 January 2021
Representatives of the Portugal-China Small and Medium Enterprises Chamber of Commerce and the Médio Tejo Intermunicipal Community in central Portugal will sign today an agreement to cooperate, according to the head of the chamber, Chow Y Ping. In a message to news media, Mr Chow says the signatories will form a joint group to work … Continue reading "Sino-Portuguese chamber strikes accord on local cooperation"
25 January 2021
China Three Gorges Corp. (CTG) and Energias de Portugal SA (EDP) have put in place the first turbine of a wind farm they are building at sea off northeastern Scotland, which is the first big Chinese wind power project in Europe, CTG says. CTG announced in writing on Thursday that a cooperative effort succeeded in … Continue reading "Sino-Portuguese wind farm springing up off Scotland"
22 January 2021
Portuguese Minister of the Environment and Energy Transition João Pedro Matos Fernandes and Chinese Minister of Water Resources E Jingping will jointly preside over the 8th High-Level Dialogue Conference of the China-Europe Water Platform (CEWP), which opens today, the CEWP says. The CEWP announced in writing that a seminar on cooperation in science and technology … Continue reading "Portugal, China co-chair Sino-European water conference"
21 January 2021
Guangxi Luobawang Food Co. Ltd of China aims to start soon exports to Portugal, Belgium and the Netherlands of packaged snail rice noodles, a speciality of the southern Chinese city of Liuzhou, the Liuzhou Daily reports, quoting the manager in charge of sales abroad, Chen Zihao. The newspaper quotes Mr Chen as saying his company … Continue reading "Southern Chinese speciality to be exported to Portugal"