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.
06 May 2020
Emily Kuo Vong´s Foundation Donates Over 100 Ventilators to Portugal and Vows to Invest in the Country
Emily Kuo Vong, president of the International Cultural Club of Portugal (ICCP), has donated to Portugal´s Health Service (SNS) medical supplies including 100 Ventilators, to assist the country in its effort to deal with Covid-19. The supplies, CLBrief has learned, have already arrived in Lisbon, Portugal.
04 May 2020
Starting May 5th, a new and improved CL Brief e-mail newsletter will be available to all its readers, with timely, reliable and relevant information about business issues regarding the Portuguese-Speaking Countries (PSCs), China and other Asian economies.
30 April 2020
Banco Nacional Ultramarino bank and the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Macau) have signed a memorandum of understanding for the joint promotion of business between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries, according to a statement by the issuing bank.
29 April 2020
Chinese construction companies were reportedly among potential buyers of Brisa, Portugal's main road concessionaire, but it was a grouping of three institutional investors that made the deal. Among the new shareholders is NPS, the national pension service of South Korea.