São Tomé e Príncipe
23 September 2022
*Osíris Fernandes de Jesus Costa São Tomé and Príncipe (STP) faces challenges that are typical to Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and that affect their ability to deal with shocks. These adverse events always generate significant budgetary imbalances, and force the authorities to adopt fiscal restraint measures in the medium term, which penalizes growth and employment.
22 September 2022
China’s outward Foreign Direct Investment in Portuguese Speaking Countries and the role of Macau Forum*
José Luís Sales Marques and Hayan Zhang * After the official launching of the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP) or the so-called Lusophone Commonwealth in 1996, the Chinese government initiated the “Forum for Economic and Trade Co-operation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries” in Macau in 2003, also known as Macau Forum.