27 May 2020
Samsung Heavy Industry is moving ahead in South Korea with the construction of a floating platform (FLNG) for the Area 4 joint-venture, led by Eni and which include´s China National Oil and Gas Exploration and Development Company, a subsidiary of CNPC. In spite of the current restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic, delivery is still scheduled for 2022.
17 May 2020
The Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) will finance both the onshore and offshore facilities of an integrated liquefied natural gas (LNG) project located on the Afungi Peninsula in northern Mozambique, adding USD 1.8 billion to USD 5 billion previously pledged. The additional financing aims to push China and Russia financing aside, and generate business for US companies.
14 May 2020
With the coronavirus pandemic weighing on economic activity, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) now expects the economy of Mozambique to contract by 2.4% in 2020. According to the EIU, the economy will pick up in 2021, growing by 2% as the agriculture sector rebounds.