Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd of China will open in Lisbon in September its first support centre in Europe for fourth-generation and fifth-generation wireless telecommunications, Negócios reports. The Portuguese financial newspaper quotes an executive of the Portuguese arm of Huawei, Samuel Ferreira, as saying Huawei chose Portugal for its European support centre because of the availability…

Beijing Capital Airlines of China will start on August 30 a passenger service between Chinese capital Beijing and Portuguese capital Lisbon via the central Chinese city of Xi’an, one of the country’s main tourist attractions, Business Traveller reports. The return flights will leave Beijing every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, the magazine says. In October the…

Brazilian coffee exporters say they shipped 88,179 bags of coffee to China in the first five months of this year, 23.1 percent more than in the corresponding period of last year, Xinhua reports. The Chinese government-run news agency quotes Brazilian Council of Coffee Exporters President Nelson Carvalhaes as saying in an interview that the increase…

BRF SA Chief Executive Lorival Luz expects the Brazilian food company to obtain soon up to three more permits for its slaughterhouses to export chicken and pork to China, Reuters reports. The news agency quotes Mr Luz as saying in an interview that  Chinese inspectors are visiting several Brazilian meat plants this week and next…

The Macau 2019 Franchise Expo (MFE) will take place from 26 to 28 July, continuing the theme of “Brand Expansion Continues, Business Opportunities to be Seized,” said the Macau Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM). IPIM also said there were companies that saw results in 2018 and are also taking part in this year’s event,…

The Macau Special Administrative Region (MSAR) has been effective in its role as a platform in the expansion of economic and business relations between China and Portuguese-speaking countries, according to officials of the Macau SAR and China. Ding Tian, Deputy Secretary-General of Forum Macau (nominated by the People’s Republic of China), said the development of…

China’s investment in Portugal at the end of 2018 exceeded 9 billion euros, involving energy, finance, insurance, telecommunications, waterworks, health, design and engineering, architecture, aquaculture and catering, among others, said the ambassador of China in Portugal. Cai Run, in an interview with the Diário de Notícias newspaper also said that Chinese-owned companies created 42,000 local…