The 628-million-carat mine is the southern African nation’s largest diamond mine to date and has an initial annual processing capacity of 4 million metric tons of ore.
Beijing wants to move beyond investments in traditional sectors and is looking at opportunities in emerging sectors such as green energy and telecommunications.
Portugal’s omission from the list will come as a blow to those seeking to strengthen ties between China and the lusophone world.
Authorities hope their presentation to UNESCO next February will net the coveted designation for the islands.
The country’s oil and gas secretary, José Barroso, praised the bidding as ‘another safe step in the process of exploration and production of hydrocarbons.’
New locomotives from RITES will help power the growing rail network in the southern African country.
Chinese imports of Brazilian soybeans hit a record high in the first six months of 2023 and remain on an upward trend.
The southeast African nation aims to open its corner of a gigantic cross-border conservation area by 2024.