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MEASURES China announced 18 new measures during the Fifth Ministerial Conference of the Forum for Economic and Trade Cooperation between China and Portuguese­‑speaking countries

I. COOPERATION IN PRODUCTION CAPACITY

II. DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION 4 ­‑  Provide Asian and African Portuguese­

1 ­‑  Promote

closer

industry

connections

‑speaking

countries

with

donations

and cooperation in production capacity

worth RMB2 billion to support livelihood

between China and Portuguese­‑speaking

projects of key interest within each

countries participating in the Forum,

respective

country.

encourage companies to establish or

agricultural

development,

upgrade economic and trade cooperation

investment facilitation, malaria prevention

zones in Portuguese­‑speaking countries,

and treatment and traditional medicine

boost the industrialisation of Asian and

research.

African

Portuguese­‑speaking with

example, trade

and

countries

participating in the Forum, and strengthen cooperation

For

5 ­‑ Write off RMB500 billion of interest­‑free

Portuguese­‑speaking

countries regarding infrastructure planning

loans previously granted to Asian and African Portuguese­‑speaking countries.

and development to improve connectivity.

6 ­‑  Deepen

2 ­‑ With regards to market operation, facilitate partnerships

with

companies

healthcare

cooperation

with

exchanges

and

Portuguese­‑speaking

from

countries, support Chinese hospitals in

Portuguese­‑speaking countries to develop

developing partnerships with hospitals in

third­‑party markets.

such countries, and provide healthcare

programs for women and children as well 3 ­‑  Provide Asian and African Portuguese­

as free clinic treatment projects.

‑speaking countries with concessional loans worth no less than RMB2 billion

7 ­‑ Continue dispatching medical teams with

to promote industry connections and

200 doctors to the members of the Asia­

capacity cooperation with these countries

‑Africa Forum to strengthen exchanges

and to further strengthen cooperation in

and co­‑operation in the field of medicine

infrastructure development.

and health.

NOVEMBER 2016

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