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São Tomé and Príncipe
Briefings and training
São Tomé and Príncipe
20 October 2021
Oil and Vaccine Aid from China and Japan Improve Timor-Leste Economic Prospects
Developments in the oil sector and covid-19 vaccine aid from China and Japan will improve Timor-Leste´s economic prospects, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).
01 October 2021
Timor-Leste Government Launches Bid for USD 135 million Airport Expansion
The Government of Timor-Leste is launching an international bid for the USD 135 million expansion of Dili Airport.
07 September 2021
First Sustainability-Focused Startup Contest Between Students from China and Portuguese-speaking Countries Launches
The 928 Challenge, the first startup contest between students from China and Portuguese-speaking countries with a focus on sustainability has been launched.
22 July 2021
Business Opportunity: Timor-Leste Launches Tender to Update Dili Urban Master Plan
The Government of Timor-Leste has launched a tender to update the Urban Master Plan of the Municipality of the country´s capital, Dili.
20 July 2021
China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank OKs First Sub-Saharan Africa Project
The China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved its first project in sub-Saharan Africa.
08 July 2021
Timor-Leste 2021 GDP Forecast Raised to 4% by EIU
Timor-Leste's GDP growth forecast for 2021 has been raised by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), to 4%, from 2.5% previously, owing to the performance of the oil sector.
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.