20 May 2020
Gong Tao, ambassador of China to Angola, is confident debt negotiations between the two countries will be successful, and that bilateral relations will actually emerge stronger from the current hardship. In an interview published in Angola, marking his first year as ambassador, he reveals the foreign ministers of the two countries spoke on the phone on 11 May, and vowed to strengthen “strategic ties”.
13 May 2020
The bid for the construction of the new Vasco da Gama terminal at Portugal´s Port of Sines has been delayed until April 2021, according to the administration. In the meantime, Sines is moving ahead with the expansion of the existing terminal, operated by PSA Singapore, and wants to created an agro-industry hub for agricultural companies from Brazil.
12 May 2020
The Portuguese-Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCILC) has loudly rejected a new Portugal-China trade association focused on small and medium-size enterprises (CCPC-PME). In a statement, CCILC calls the new association "untransparent".
11 May 2020
With travel restrictions related to Covid-19 putting trade missions on hold, PortugalFoods, the "umbrella" brand of the Portuguese agrofood sector, is organizing "virtual missions", starting with Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong and South Korea.
11 May 2020
08 May 2020
President Xi Jinping said Thursday, during a conversation with his Portuguese counterpart that he expects that after the COVID-19 pandemic ends, the two sides will deepen cooperation, promote the joint construction of the Belt and Road (B&R),and push for greater development of the China-Portugal comprehensive strategic partnership.