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Brazil posts record trade surplus with China in 2016


In 2016 Brazil posted the highest ever surplus in trade with China, amounting to US$11.770 billion, according to figures from the Ministry of Industry Data, Foreign Trade and Services.

That figure, compared with surplus of US$4.888 billion in 2015, was due fundamentally to the fact that Brazilian imports of Chinese products have fallen 23.94% year on year.

In 2016, Brazil sold goods to More

Brazilian aeronautical company Embraer delivers 225 aircraft in 2016

Brazilian aeronautical company Embraer in 2016 delivered 225 aircraft to its customers, which accounted for the largest number of annual deliveries in the last six years, the company said in a statement released on Friday.

The company delivered 108 aircraft for the commercial aviation segment, of which 90 were of the E175 model, 11 E190s and seven E195s and 117 aircraft to More

Government to boost integration of Macau platform in the One Belt, One Road initiative


The government of Macau will give new impetus to the integration of the service platform for trade cooperation between China and Portuguese-speaking countries in the “One Belt, One Road,” initiative said the Secretary for Economy and Finance, Leong Vai Tac.

The Secretary, speaking on Tuesday during a reception of the Permanent Secretariat of Forum Macau, said the government remains committed to ensuring full cooperation More

Promoting Macau as a platform is a priority for Echo Chan at Forum Macau

The promotion of Macau as a platform in relations between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries is a priority for the newly appointed Deputy Secretary-General of Forum Macau, Echo Chan Keng Hong.

The economist, who spoke to reporters on Tuesday, said that there were objectives to develop in the Macau Platform along with initiatives and related projects but stressed that their implementation required the More

China/Brazil investment fund starts funding projects in March

Brazil and China intend for the joint investment fund with a budget of US$20 billion dollars to start financing infrastructure projects from March, said the secretary of international affairs of the Ministry of Planning, Development and Management of Brazil.

Jorge Arbache, quoted by news agency Reuters said that the two countries want the fund, which was created in 2016, to finance the More

Economist Echo Chan returns to Macau Forum as Deputy Secretary-General


Economist Echo Chan Keng Hong was appointed, to represent the Macau Government, as the Deputy Secretary-General to the Permanent Secretariat of Forum Macau, according to an official statement issued by the Government Information Bureau.

Echo Chan’s appointment to the post was published on 6 January in a statement from the office of the Secretary for Economy and Finance of the Macau government.

Echo More