The “Working Group on Investment” – under the Forum for Economic and Trade Co-operation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries (Macao) – took part in an exchange session in Beijing on December 4.
The session – themed “The opportunities and challenges Chinese enterprises encounter when investing in and cooperating with Portuguese-speaking Countries” – was attended by representatives of the China Investment Promotion Agency (CIPA) of the Ministry of Commerce of China, the Permanent Secretariat of Forum Macao, the China Development Bank and from Chinese enterprises.
During the meeting, CIPA Deputy Director Li Yong made a brief presentation about the department’s work on promoting investment in 2017, and introduced the plan regarding investment promotion in 2018. The representatives of the countries participating in Forum Macao presented the investment policy of their respective countries and their cooperation projects with Mainland China. The representative of the China Development Bank – Managing Director of the China-Portuguese-speaking Countries Co-operation and Development Fund (CPD Fund) Management Company, Jin Guangze – made a presentation about the CPD Fund. During the session, representatives of enterprises also presented their businesses and their investment project in Portuguese-speaking Countries, as well as shared their experience with attendees.
With the support of the investment promotion institutions from the participating countries in Forum Macao, and the assistance of the Permanent Secretariat of Forum Macao, the Working Group plans to organise more bilateral and multi-lateral investment promotion events. It will also continue to provide services for enterprises to promote investment opportunities and to launch fresh cooperation projects.