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09 June 2021
‘Strong’ Chinese Demand Lifts Agricultural Commodity Prices
Agricultural commodity prices are rapidly increasing, driven by strong Chinese demand, benefiting African and South American producers of palm oil, coffee, maize and rice.
07 June 2021
Chinese Made Vaccines Arrive in Timor
One hundred thousand doses of Sinovac vaccine, offered by the Government of China, will be used in Timor-Leste starting this week.
02 June 2021
Timor’s Tibar Port to Start in May 2022
Construction of Timor-Leste's Tibar Port is now 50% complete and the infrastructure is set to start in May 2022, according to the Government.
26 May 2021
Timor-Leste Petroleum Fund ‘Well Capitalised’ to Support Economic Growth
Timor-Leste's Petroleum Fund is 'well capitalised' to support economic growth, which is being hampered by the pandemic, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit.
27 April 2021
Legal Update/Timor-Leste: New Regime for Voluntary Arbitration
Timor-Leste is introducing a new legal regime for voluntary arbitration, according to official database Legis-PALOP+TL.
19 April 2021
Tibar Port to End ‘Economic Bottleneck’ in Timor-Leste
Timor-Leste´s new Tibar Port is on track to open next year, ending an 'economic bottleneck' in the country, the Co-ordinating Minister of Economic Affairs told Macao Magazine.
23 March 2021
Legal Update/ Timor-Leste: Digital Customs Payments Introduced
Timor-Leste has introduced a digital customs payment system and updated fees for the provision of customs services, through new legislation.
17 February 2021
Public Investment to “Surge” Until 2022 in Timor-Leste
Public investment in infrastructure will "surge" until 2022 in Timor-Leste, as the Government tries to stimulate the economy for a post-pandemic recovery, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).
02 February 2021
Timor-Leste Introduces National Single Window Customs System
Timor-Leste is introducing a National Single Window customs system to facilitate trade and investment in the country.
26 January 2021
Portugal and Brazil Economies Recover in 2021 – UN
All Portuguese-speaking economies are expected to recover this year, including the two largest, Portugal and Brazil, according to the United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA).