Construction is underway on a huge state-of-the-art deep-water port in Timor-Leste. Meet some of the key people behind this mammoth project – and discover how it’s strengthening ties between the Portuguese-speaking country and China.
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E-commerce and digital payments in Portuguese-speaking countries and Macao are booming right now as a result of the pandemic. But what does this mean for the future economic development of these nations and for Macao’s place at the heart of the Lusophone world?
Cabo Verde is diversifying its economy by setting up three Special Economic Zones. China could be at the heart of the African Portuguese-speaking country’s major investments.
Can the beautiful Bijagós archipelago, off the coast of Guinea-Bissau, balance the effects of its burgeoning ecotourism industry with its need to protect its rare fauna, flora and culture?
China is strengthening its trade ties with Brazil, particularly in the agriculture and agri-food sector. Welcome to an ever-growing relationship.
Solar energy is on the rise in Brazil. Chinese companies have identified the South American country as a key market for overseas expansion – and this interest is set to heat up.
Angola’s economy is diversifying – and its President, government and businesses at home and abroad are looking to reshape its agricultural sector.
For hundreds of years, Macao has played a vital role as a bridge between China and Portuguese-speaking countries. This was strengthened post-1999 and there are now ongoing moves to develop the ties further.
In 2017, Cabo Verde was planning to become the first country in the world to generate all of its electricity from renewables. This year, that ambitious target has been scaled down – but it isn’t stopping the African island nation from striving to quickly become as reliant as it can on renewables. We take a look at the giant strides that are being made.
Dance, music and multiple potential investments – the 14th Entrepreneurs Meeting for Economic and Trade Co-operation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries in São Tomé and Príncipe saw the African nation open itself up to a bright new future.