26 October 2020
Seventeen years after the creation of Macao Forum by the Ministry of Commerce of China (MOFCOM), a new assessment by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences is a good opportunity to chart a better path forward, helping the Forum achieve its potential as an effective business hub. With Portuguese-Speaking Countries facing pandemic-fueled economic crisis, and China leading the global recovery, the Forum is perhaps more necessary today than its has ever been in the past.
05 October 2020
The World Trade Organization (WTO) announced that Timor-Leste has started the process of joining the international body, which the country´s Government sees as a springboard for joining the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
17 August 2020
The Chinese version of the Guide to Investing in Portuguese-Speaking Countries (PSCs) and Timor-Leste, published by official legal database Legis-PALOP+TL is now available, for the first time in 2020, under a partnership with MacauLink, supported by private entities.
31 May 2020
Chinese trade with Brazil resisted the Covid-19 pandemic in the first quarter of the year and even rose in the cases of Cabo Verde and Timor Leste. However, exchanges with the remaining Portuguese-Speaking Countries (PSC) did not resist the pandemic.
22 May 2020
Timor-Leste Moves to Improve Business Environment with Assistance from World Bank, Australia and Japan
The Timorese Government announced today that it has signed an agreement with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank group, to help the country improve its business environment.