China and Portuguese-speaking countries Entrepreneurs Conference and Portuguese Cooperation and Development Fund Project Matchmaking Symposium held in Macao on the 6th, at which signed two cooperation agreements: Chinese mainland, Macao and Portuguese-speaking countries, a total of nine trade promotion agency representatives signed "trade promotion organizations / associations in supplementary agreement", as well as Sino-Portuguese joint development fund "Wanbao Mozambican agricultural park project."
This meeting is Chinese - Portuguese-speaking Countries Economic Cooperation Forum cum Portugal Fourth Ministerial Forum to celebrate the tenth anniversary of one of the important activities of the General Assembly. Conference explored how to use Macao as a platform for cooperation with the Portuguese Development Fund as a bridge between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries to promote economic and trade development between. From China and Portuguese-speaking countries, senior officials, entrepreneurs, over 600 people attended the meeting.
Minister Gao Fourth Ministerial Conference of Forum on China and Portugal speak Editor：hisenseeg900
Phoenix Nov. 5 news, Minister of Commerce Gao forum today at the Fourth Ministerial Conference of the Sino-Portuguese comprehensive summary of his statement Forum decade results and propose next steps.
Gao said, since the Third Ministerial Conference of 2010, Chinas full implementation of the commitments, Portuguese-speaking countries to the participants provided 1150 scholarships to Asian and African Portuguese-speaking countries provided 1.2 billion yuan aid , 2.6 billion yuan preferential loans, 50 million yuan of medical equipment, 2,238 officials and technical personnel training places for deepening bilateral cooperation has made unremitting efforts.
Gao pointed out that Portugal Forum was established ten years, from scratch, from small to large, opening a cooperative relationship between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries, a new chapter. Mainly in four aspects: First, a closer intergovernmental cooperation. This is the forum smooth development of the fundamental guarantee mechanism matures and Portugal forum for governments cooperate to provide a strong support. The second is the rapid growth of trade and investment. Forum was established in 2003, the trade volume between China and Portuguese-speaking countries just over $ 10 billion, in 2012 trade between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries has reached $ 128.79 billion, the Chinese imports from Portuguese-speaking countries $ 87.4 billion, respectively, compared with 2003 growth 10.7 times and 9.6 times, far more than the average annual growth rate over the same period the average growth of Chinas foreign trade. Portuguese-speaking countries invested enterprises in China has increased in 2003 to 406 811 in 2012, Chinas investment in the Portuguese-speaking countries, all kinds of nearly $ 30 billion total. Third, continue to broaden areas of cooperation. Portugal areas of cooperation under the framework of the Forum, from 2003 to seven in 2010 increased to 17. Among them, agriculture, infrastructure, human resources and other fields with remarkable results. Chinese enterprises in the Portuguese-speaking countries to complete project contracting turnover has more than 40 billion U.S. dollars, total labor service personnel dispatched to the Portuguese-speaking countries, nearly 15 million people. China and the Portuguese-speaking countries of more than 200 co-organized seminar, training more than 5,000 officials and technicians. Fourth, cooperation mechanisms are maturing. In the meeting with the joint efforts of Governments to promote and formed a ministerial meeting, senior officials and other decision-making mechanisms to develop and effectively implement the three "Economic and Trade Cooperation Programme of Action", held the ninth Enterprise Trade Fair, formally established Portuguese Cooperation and Development Fund and put into operation. Macau as a platform for economic and trade cooperation between China and Portugal, the construction of the Forum provided a strong guarantee to ensure the orderly conduct forums daily work.
Gao on the implementation of the consensus reached by leaders of the Portuguese-speaking countries, in close cooperation put forward four-point proposal:
First, consolidate the basis for cooperation. Trade and investment cooperation between China and Portuguese-speaking countries cornerstone. China is willing to further expand imports from Portuguese-speaking countries to achieve sustainable development of bilateral trade, and strive to complete the 2016 bilateral trade volume of $ 160 billion target. China will continue to expand its direct investment in the Portuguese-speaking countries in the Portuguese-speaking countries that are willing to build foreign trade and economic cooperation zones, improve the quality and level of investment cooperation.
second is to expand areas of cooperation. The existing 17 areas of cooperation, based on the two sides should further expand the scope of cooperation, enrich the content of cooperation, focusing on the expansion of agricultural, energy saving and environmental protection, transport and communications, education and training and other exchanges and cooperation, build tourism, health, financial cooperation, a new bright spot .
third is to strengthen and develop cooperation. China will implement its commitments to expand the scale of assistance for Asian and African Portuguese-speaking countries, so that the cooperation of more benefit to the peoples livelihood. Strengthen the construction of infrastructure planning and project cooperation, enhance sustainable development. Use of preferential loans to support production projects, enhancing local manufacturing level, providing more employment opportunities. Human resources development and to explore a new model of cooperation in education, new content and new methods for both the development of adequate intellectual support and personnel security.
four is to strengthen the forum platform. I hope the participating countries to continue to support forum platform, actively build specialized sub-forums, and other regional organizations to expand exchanges and cooperation. Portuguese-speaking countries to support the development of Macao as food distribution center, convention center and trade cooperation between China and Portugal to promote Macau as China and Portuguese-speaking countries, the place of arbitration of commercial disputes enterprise cooperation in Macau Portuguese bilingual personnel, information sharing platform for business cooperation. Minister of Justice Mangai La
Angola, Brazil Consul General Pessoa Wales, Cape Verde Travel, Industry and Energy Minister Brito, Minister of Guinea-Bissau economy and regional integration Sambu, Minister of Industry and Trade of Mozambique due longa, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Portugal Ferreira, Secretary of State for the development of the private sector in East Timor Lemos attended the meeting and spoke.
After the meeting, the parties signed the Fourth Ministerial Conference of Portugal Forum "Economic and Trade Cooperation Programme of Action."