Political turmoil ahead of crucial election in Guinea-Bissau
Guinea-Bissau's political turmoil reach new heights, with the nation on the verge of a military coup in the run-up of the presidential election — companies from China and other countries look closely at what the political stalemate's end might mean for business opportunities, including oil exploration.
Macau responds to China’s call to expand international trade
The expansion of global trade was an important theme of the 2nd International China Imports Exhibition, during which a set of agreements favouring Macau as a trading platform between Portuguese-speaking countries and China was signed.
Rebuilding Mozambique’s cyclone damage
Six months on, Mozambique is still recovering from the double blow of cyclones Idai & Kenneth. Experiencing several huge cyclones since the turn of the millennium, these events are becoming more common due to climate change, with valuable lessons on climate resilience appearing to have been learnt.
Mozambique economic growth hurt by international trade tensions
Current international trade disputes, most notably between the US and China, are slowing global growth. With the price of commodities also on a downturn, economy’s like Mozambique’s, heavily dependent on such efforts, are already taking a hit.