Lusophone Business Confederation and Equatorial Guinea Sign Cooperation Agreement

The Community of Portuguese-speaking Countries (CPLP) Business Confederation and Equatorial Guinea signed cooperation agreements focused in mines and natural resources, telecommunications, tourism, among other areas.

According to a note released by the diplomatic representation of the country in Lisbon, the President of the CPLP Business Confederation, Nelma Fernandes, signed the agreements in an event at the Embassy in Lisbon, with  members of the business sector.

These agreements “are aimed at boosting and diversifying the country’s economy, thrusting various areas of activity in Equatorial Guinea, namely the mining and natural resources sectors, telecommunications, data centers, tourism and industrial zones”, it adds.

China and Equatorial Guinea Deepen Partnership

In 2024, ten years pass since the integration of Equatorial Guinea into CPLP, so that “a new stage of cooperation is inaugurated” with those agreements, the Embassy adds.

Equatorial Guinea has been one of the nine member states of CPLP since 2014, when its integration was approved at the Summit of Heads of State and Government in Díli. More recently, it joined Forum Macau.

Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Portugal, Mozambique, São Tomé and Príncipe and Timor-Leste are members of the CPLP.


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