China National Petroleum Corp, the country's largest oil and gas producer, has set up wind power stations at its oilfields scattered across the world, and solar power stations along its Niger-Benin oil pipeline in Africa, he said.
With its supply chain established, PDD is exploring business opportunities in Europe, South America, the Middle East and Africa.
This is the first passenger flight from Shanghai to North Africa operated by a Chinese airline, according to the Shanghai-based carrier.
The airline said it hopes that the new flight route will help to promote the trade and cultural exchanges between China and Africa, which is a key part of the Belt and Road Initiative.
Supported by over 800 employees, the Curitiba, Brazil-headquartered company has expanded into new markets in Latin America, Africa and Asia, including 22 countries involved in the BRI.
"This strategic alignment emphasizes our commitment to focus on emerging markets," said Sean Yu, EBANX's China head, expressing the company's eagerness to provide support for Chinese companies, especially those in the digital service sector, aiming to capitalize on growth opportunities in Latin America, Africa and Asia.
For Chinese businesses aiming to enter burgeoning markets like Mexico, Chile, Nigeria and South Africa, Yu emphasized the importance of a comprehensive payment solution, encompassing card payments, e-wallet payments, instant payment systems and even cash payments.
The company also buys raw materials and equipment from China to support production in Canada, Australia and South Africa.
This is in addition to sourcing engineering projects from Chinese companies for major projects such as Simandou, a high-grade iron ore development in Guinea, Africa, he added.
Hunan province-based heavy machinery maker Sany Group broke ground on its Southern Africa Headquarters Development Project in Johannesburg as its latest effort to strengthen cooperation and trade ties with South Africa.
The group started business in South Africa in 2005.
This year, the group's sales revenue in its subsidiary in South Africa is estimated to reach 800 million yuan ($111.9 million).
In 2013, the Kusile power plant - Africa's largest thermal power plant project - adopted 60 units of Sany equipment during the whole construction process.
Among them, the Sany 750-metric-ton and 630-ton crawler cranes stood out from numerous international brands, undertaking the most critical lifting work of thermal power plants - a major breakthrough for Chinese domestic cranes exported to Africa.
The new flight is expected to promote people-to-people exchanges, as well as economic and trade between China and Africa.
Cairo is the largest African city and an important center of economy, culture and transportation in North Africa and the Middle East.
The collaboration between the company and Falcon Aviation Services, a leading business aviation services operator in the Middle East and Africa region, is aimed at spearheading innovation and reshaping aerial mobility in the region, said Autoflight, a leading eVTOL developer which has offices in Augsburg, Germany and Shanghai.
领先的eVTOL开发商Autoflight表示，该公司与中东和非洲地区领先的商用航空服务运营商Falcon Aviation Services的合作旨在引领该地区的创新和重塑空中机动性，该公司在德国奥格斯堡和上海设有办事处。
"Our collaboration with Falcon Aviation Services is a major milestone in the advancement of advanced air mobility in the UAE and the broader region of Middle East and Africa," said Mark Robert Henning, managing director of AutoFlight Europe.
AutoFlight Europe董事总经理Mark Robert Henning表示：“我们与Falcon Aviation Services的合作是阿联酋以及中东和非洲更广泛地区先进空中交通发展的一个重要里程碑。”。
The bank's cross-border income between China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations surged at an annual rate of 82 percent in the first half of the year, and the corresponding figure for that between China and Africa and the Middle East reached 76 percent.
In addition to importing agricultural products such as corn, sorghum, wheat and soybeans from traditional agricultural powerhouses like the United States, Canada and Brazil, COFCO Group increased its imports from countries and regions participating in the Belt and Road Initiative, including Argentina, South Africa, Kazakhstan, Cambodia and Bulgaria, incorporating products such as barley, wheat, corn and rice.
China Energy has 14 overseas projects in 10 countries, including South Africa, Greece, Indonesia, Australia and Germany, spanning the fields of coal production, power generation, engineering and technological research and development.
"We have the proximity to better service our customers in China and across the Asia-Pacific region," said Angela Cackovich, president of Clariant's adsorbents& additives unit and the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.
aixa0and NEOM will develop, manufacture and deliver autonomous driving services, advanced vehicles and smart vehicle infrastructure in NEOM and key marketsxa0in the Middle East and North Africa region.
Its advanced automated storage center in Egypt, which is currently the largest vaccine storage facility in Africa, will significantly boost Egypt's cold chain vaccine storage and distribution capabilities, consequently improving the vaccine supply chain across the continent.
China Energy has 14 overseas projects in 10 countries, including South Africa, Greece, Indonesia, Australia and Germany, spanning the fields of coal production, power generation, engineering and technological research and development, according to China Energy spokesperson Chen Jing.
As of June, the total value of the group's overseas assets exceeded 65.4 billion yuan ($9 billion), with 14 overseas projects located primarily in South Africa, Greece, Indonesia, Australia and Germany, covering businesses from wind power to engineering and technical research and development, it said.
The De Aar Wind Farm in South Africa, the largest such project in the country, which is financed and operated by China Energy, has facilitated South Africa's low-carbon transition while easing its energy shortage, providing 760 million kilowatt-hours of clean power a year since it went into operation in 2017, equivalent to the amount of power provided by 215,800 metric tons of standard coal, the company said.
Of the group's total overseas income in the first half of this year, 58 percent was generated from the Asian market, 17 percent from Europe and 14 percent from the US market, while Africa and Oceania accounted for 10 percent and 1 percent, respectively.
On the revenue front, Ahn said it is currently evenly divided among three regions — Europe, the Middle East and Africa; Asia-Pacific; and the United States, among which the China market is the fastest-growing one.
Eleven years on, Nyanneh now has a professional sales team of more than 20 people and has gradually improved the distribution network with the help of various promotional activities, achieving full coverage of all mainstream terminals in Monrovia, capital of Liberia — Tsingtao's largest market in Africa.
Relations between Saudi Arabia and China have seen stronger, more important developments in recent years, with China being a top trading partner of Saudi Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa.
Chinese virtual reality headset maker Pico, owned by tech company ByteDance, has collaborated with esteemed documentary production company Discovery Channel and the renowned explorer Edward James Stafford to launch its first-ever VR interactive documentary titled "Surviving Africa with Ed Stafford".
This series comprises three episodes where the audience will be playing the part of Stafford's photographer, accompanying him on his journey through East Africa.
Fang Qiuchen, president of the China International Contractors Association, which helps Chinese companies secure businesses in overseas markets, said China and countries in Africa have been actively cooperating in the field of infrastructure, and have built a large number of infrastructure projects related to the national economy and people's livelihoods.
Spurred by tangible growth in the BRI, Chinese companies have signed more than $700 billion worth of contracts in Africa over the past decade, and completed projects of more than $400 billion, according to the Beijing-based association.
The total contract value of the projects, which cover 23 countries and regions in Asia, Africa, and Europe, was around $22.09 billion, accounting for 67.4 percent of the total new overseas engineering contracts signed in 2022.
CAPE TOWN -- TikTok has overtaken Instagram to secure the second place among the "Big Five" social media platforms in South Africa, challenging Facebook's dominance in the country.
The study used a mixture of data from Ask Afrika's Target Group Index, which surveyed 24,744 respondents, and Ornico and World Wide Worx's own survey of social media usage by South Africa's biggest brands.
这项研究混合使用了Ask Afrika的目标群体指数的数据，该指数调查了24744名受访者，以及Ornico和World Wide Worx自己对南非最大品牌社交媒体使用情况的调查。
Hitachi Energy said the new plant in Xi'an will not only provide customized power quality solutions for industrial customers in industry, transport and infrastructure, but also export its products worldwide, including Europe, the Americas, Oceania, Africa, Southeast Asia and the Middle East.
Believing that there can be no convivial moments with excess, and vigorously acting to deliver this vision, Pernod Ricard launched the "Drink More Water" campaign in Europe, Africa and Latin America in 2021 as an innovative alcohol education campaign to combat binge drinking among adults.
The daily route is expected to inject new vitality into Sino-UK relations and cooperation, promote in-depth exchanges between the two countries, and potentially satisfy flyers' demand to transfer from London to other cities in Europe and Africa, the carrier said.
In addition, the number of flights to Central Asia has resumed to about 60 percent of pre-pandemic level, and flights to Africa have almost rebounded to pre-pandemic numbers.
To support stronger healthcare delivery and outcomes in West Africa, Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical (Group) Co Ltd announced its partnership with the International Finance Corp (IFC) on Tuesday to help build a pharmaceutical production facility and distribution hub in the Republic of Cote d'Ivoire.
The project will improve access to quality, affordable life-saving medicines across West Africa, contributing to better health outcomes in a region that contends with heavy loads of infectious and other diseases, Fosun Pharma said.
The project will also facilitate the transfer of medical and manufacturing knowledge to Africa, supporting the long-term growth and strength of the wider region's health sector, according to the company.
The World Health Organization data show that sub-Saharan Africa accounts for more than 95 percent of global malaria cases and deaths.
"We're glad to be supported by IFC to localize pharmaceutical manufacturing and distribution in Africa," said Wu Yifang, chairman of Fosun Pharma.
"Strengthening Africa's healthcare infrastructure and capabilities is absolutely essential for the continent's future social and economic development, especially in the wake of COVID-19," said Sergio Pimenta, IFC vice-president for Africa.
"IFC's partnership with Fosun will increase Africa's ability to manufacture essential drugs locally, helping patients more easily access high-quality, affordable medicines," he said.
As the first Chinese drug brand widely recognized in Africa, Artesun (Artesunate for Injection), independently developed and manufactured by Fosun Pharma, has treated over 56 million patients with severe malaria worldwide.
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Belt and Road Initiative, which was proposed by China in 2013 to build trade and infrastructure networks linking Asia with Europe and Africa.
From 2019 to 2021, North China Pharmaceutical Group Corp sold its products in 32 countries related to the BRI, and its antibiotics and vitamins saw huge demand in Africa.
Chinese pharmaceutical company Luye Pharma Group Ltd sold its medical products like central nervous system medicine to emerging markets in Latin America, Africa and Eastern Europe.
Chinese company EHang Holdings, a leading autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) technology platform company, and Abu Dhabi-based manufacturer Monarch Holding, have joined efforts to establish the first facility in the Middle East and North Africa to manufacture and operate sustainable electric-powered aircraft and drones for passengers and cargo transportation in Abu Dhabi.
领先的自动驾驶飞行器（AAV）技术平台公司中国公司亿航控股（EHang Holdings）和总部位于阿布扎比的制造商君主控股（Monarch Holding）共同努力，在中东和北非建立了第一家工厂，在阿布扎比制造和运营可持续电动飞机和无人机，用于乘客和货物运输。
The project, which focuses on improving smart and sustainable mobility, will enhance Abu Dhabi’s position as the smartest city in the Middle East and North Africa.
The plant focuses on building server infrastructure, storage systems and high-end personal computer workstations used by its customers throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
"Instead of buying cocoa from Ghana or Africa, we decided to build the factory and grow cocoa in the Philippines and allow local farmers obtain skills as well as make money," Dubois explains.
Sparkling flavors grew 3 percent year-on-year, driven by Asia-Pacific, Latin America and North America, partially offset by Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Many foreign militaries, like some in Africa and Asia, have expressed strong interest in this radar system and proposed to come to our institute to see the real product and learn more about it," he said at the 10th World Radio Detection and Ranging Expo, which kicked off on Thursday in Beijing.
China's domestic home appliance market is almost saturated, so major players should accelerate steps to expand in emerging markets, such as South America and Africa, and seek new sources of revenue, he added.
Ethiopian Airlines, the leading and fastest growing Airline in Africa, is celebrating the 50th year of the commencement of its service to China.
Ethiopian Airlines is the first African carrier to fly to China, and has been connecting the country with the whole of Africa for half a century now.
China-Africa relation is projected to grow significantly in the coming years, and Ethiopian Airlines continues to serve the needs of the travelling public by availing the best connections to Africa and beyond, using its ultramodern aircraft.
The development of the economic zone will boost Ain Sokhna Port's competitiveness in the Red Sea region and it will become an important logistics hub in the region and Africa as a whole, said Zhao Fengnian, CSPL's chief accountant.
Operating in more than 160 countries and regions with around 80,000 employees, Mondelez's R&D center in Suzhou is not only providing innovation services for China, but also countries including Japan and Australia, as well as several nations in the Middle East and Africa.
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China Civil Engineering Construction Corp, or CCECC, a subsidiary of State-owned China Railway Construction Corp Ltd, announced on Wednesday that it has completed its headquarters building (phase I) of Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The facility will be the first of its kind in Africa fully equipped with modern administrative, experimental, and other supporting facilities, CCECC said in a statement.
Africa will be able to enhance its disease prevention and monitoring competence, respond faster to epidemic emergencies, and fortify its public health system and capacity, delivering tangible benefits to its people, according to the Chinese company.
Declaring the completion of construction on the Blue Line project at a ceremony, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos, described the moment as "historic," saying Lagos became the first sub-national government in West Africa to fund and deliver a rail system from the state's balance sheet.
In some developing markets such as Africa, people have moved to social commerce directly, surpassing the PC-dominated e-commerce era and smartphone-dominated e-commerce era.
Noting the joint venture in Riyadh covers the whole Middle East and North Africa region, Huang said he hopes SenseTime's projects in Saudi Arabia can be further expanded to the rest of the MENA market.
The Takoradi port borders the Atlantic Ocean and serves as a major port in West Africa.
Chinese Ambassador to Zambia Du Xiaohui said the birth and growth of the bank in Zambia is a vivid example of how China has developed its ties with Africa and facilitated cooperation with developing countries.
"The proportion of Midea's self-owned brands has reached 80 percent in Middle Eastern countries, with products sold in the market mainly coming from our factories in China, Italy and Egypt," said Dennis Lee, the Middle East and Africa general manager of Midea Building Technologies Overseas Sales Co.
Zhou Nan, secretary-general of the China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Machinery and Electronic Products home appliances branch, said the Middle East and Africa serve as important markets in the Belt and Road Initiative, presenting huge growth potential for enterprises to build self-owned brands and develop cross-border e-commerce.
- China's Kunlun Digital Technology and eWTP Arabia Capital signed on Wednesday a memorandum of cooperation in Riyadh to promote the digital transformation of the energy industry in the Middle East and North Africa.
"We are proud to unveil TCL's latest generation of Mini LED and QLED C-Series TVs, to offer premium home theater experience to consumers in the Middle East and Africa," said Jitendra Kulkani, sales director of TCL Middle East and Africa, at a launch event held on Friday in Nairobi, Kenya's capital.
TCL中东和非洲销售总监Jitendra Kulkani周五在肯尼亚首都内罗毕举行的发布会上表示：“我们很荣幸推出TCL最新一代Mini-LED和QLED C系列电视，为中东和非洲的消费者提供优质的家庭影院体验。”。
The document concluded that BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) countries are seeing more growth potential while being in possession of about 45,000 general aviation airplanes, accounting for about 10 percent of the world's total.
The company is currently undertaking the China-aided future headquarters of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Addis Ababa.
Being Africa's largest and the second largest FLNG project in the world, Coral South FLNG is the pioneering part of Mozambique's Area 4 mega gas project, which was a joint venture bringing together the Italian ENI, ExxonMobil of the US, China's CNPC, Mozambican ENH, the Galp from Portugal and the Korean KOGAS.
Referring to what is known as the "enabling effect", Philippe Wang, Huawei's executive vice president for the Northern Africa region, said ICT is "making other industries greener".
A set of aloe vera products from South Africa, which include 4,000 bottles of aloe vera capsules for healthcare and 1,000 units of aloe vera gum for skincare will be on display at the CIIE at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai.
iNova Pharmaceuticals mainly distributes a wide range of market-leading, branded prescription medicines and consumer healthcare products to over 20 countries across Asia, Australia and Africa.
Multinational working hard to support food security around the globeIn the past three decades, Chinese agricultural technician Xie Jian has made over 30 visits to Southeast Asia and several to Africa to help reduce post-harvest rice losses and strengthen the rice value chain.
Since starting work in Africa in 2012, CREC4 Municipal Engineering has built water projects that have benefited some 3.5 million users, the company said.
COSCO Shipping Specialized Carriers Co Ltd, a subsidiary of Shanghai-based China COSCO Shipping Corp Ltd, the country's largest shipping company by both fleet size and sales revenue, was used by domestic companies to export 467 construction and mining machines, via a specialized carrier, to Kenya, South Africa and other African countries in mid-August.
"Over the past five years, since the railway's opening, our construction level and quality have been fully proven in the railway project," said Li Jiuping, general manager of Africa Star Railway Operation Company (Afristar), in a recent interview with Xinhua News Agency.
The 480-kilometer rail line, linking the largest port in East Africa, Mombasa, to Kenya's capital Nairobi, was built by the China Road and Bridge Corp and officially opened to traffic in 2017.
The company also helped domestic firms export 467 construction and mining machinery goods via a specialized carrier to African countries including Kenya and South Africa last week, in a bid to resolve capacity issues of insufficient dedicated car and truck carriers on certain shipping routes between China and other countries that have occurred in recent months.
Zhang Jianping, head of the center for regional economic cooperation at the Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation, said the fast growth of China's exports to emerging economies in South America, Africa and Southeast Asia reflects the improving economic and trade ties between China and those countries, and the momentum is expected to continue.
It also has factories in Indonesia, South Korea and South Africa.
After completion, the very first vaccine production line with direct involvement of China in the UAE will play a key role in delivering COVID-19 vaccines in the Middle East and North Africa, with its annual capacity reaching 200 million doses per year, said its builder－the China State Construction Engineering Corp Middle East.
In a recent performance briefing, Dai said the company will accelerate its going-global strategy to compete with foreign firms in the global IVD market, with a focus on the five regional markets of Europe, Southeast Asia, North Asia, Africa and the Americas, and 10 countries including France, Great Britain and the Philippines.
"Chinese customers can continue to rely on Qatar Airways' strong global network of 150 destinations when traveling to Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the Americas," Chan said.
"It is expected to help relieve traffic pressure in Nairobi, improve the city's international image, and create job opportunities while promoting Kenya's economic growth and helping the country evolve into economic and cultural center of East Africa," he said.
"There is a surging demand for biometric identification technology in Asia, Africa, Latin America and other less-developed regions," Wang said, adding the company will expand its footprint in countries and regions involved in the Belt and Road Initiative.
BeiGene said it is working with NewBridge Pharmaceuticals, a local specialty company that has partnerships with global pharma and biotech companies, to bring the drug to patients in Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and other markets in the Middle East and North Africa region following regulatory approval.
Meanwhile, the company is ramping up its presence in the personal computer market after its smartphone shipments in China grew 290 percent year-on-year in the first quarter, defying an industry decline of 14 percent, according to data from market research company International Data Corp. Zhao Ming, CEO of Honor, said at an online product launch event on Monday that so far, Honor released smartphones including the Magic 4 Pro and midrange products in the Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, some European countries and Latin America.
Apart from adding investment in research and development of video and audio social applications in the next stage, Newborn Town will further enrich product functions and optimize customer experience in countries of the Middle East and North Africa, including Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Egypt and Morocco, Li said.