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MACAU. A remarkable story of growth




The city of Macau is a Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, located a one-hour boat ride away from Hong Kong in southeastern... Sep 14, 2012

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Macau


Laxino, Macau's sole gaming technology and software developer




Founded in 2008, Laxino Technology Limited is the only company, founded and managed by Macanese people and staffed by a world-class team of Asians, that... Sep 14, 2012

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Macau


IGT, designing fun for Macau




A full service supplier of innovative, high performance games, services and systems, IGT is taking Macau by storm, fine-tuning its products to suit the... Sep 14, 2012

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Macau


Where East meets West


Jorge Ferro Ribeiro, co-Chairman of Geocapital

Geocapital blends the values of both east and west through its visionary leadership, and after many years, it continues to drive development Sep 14, 2012

Finance | Asia-Pacific | Macau


Geocapital investing in the world




Geocapital has investments in a wide range of economic areas, most importantly the financial sector Sep 14, 2012

Finance | Asia-Pacific | Macau


Geocapital shareholders joined to build Macau


Stanley Ho, Vice Chairman of the board of directors of CAM

Geocapital is enthusiastically investing throughout the Portuguese-speaking world, and the company hasn’t forgotten its home base in Macau Sep 14, 2012

Finance | Asia-Pacific | Macau


Pleasing the passenger




Menzies Macau’s privilege of being the sole logistics provider at Macau’s airport is far from synonymous of being stagnant and uncreative. Instead,... Sep 14, 2012

Infrastructure | Asia-Pacific | Macau


Financially bridging East and West


Macau’s banks hold an extremely low non-performing loan ratio of 0.4%

Macau might be best known for its many casinos, but the SAR is rapidly becoming a regional financial center as well Sep 14, 2012

Finance | Asia-Pacific | Macau


The first bank to roll new dice


Pedro Cardoso, CEO of Banco Nacional Ultramarino (BNU)

Being behind the development of casinos from the beginning adds to Banco Nacional Ultramarino’s legacy as Macau’s issuing bank, comprehensive commercial... Sep 14, 2012

Finance | Asia-Pacific | Macau


The process of discovery




Macau is a global city and its top private university, University of St. Joseph (USJ), is a truly international school that emphasises the learning process... Sep 14, 2012

Education | Asia-Pacific | Macau


IGT, designing local fun for Macau




A full service supplier of innovative, high performance games, services and systems, IGT is taking Macau by storm, fine-tuning its products to suit the... Apr 11, 2012

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Macau


Pleasing the passenger


Menzies Macau

Menzies Macau’s privilege of being the sole logistics provider at Macau’s airport is far from synonymous of being stagnant and uncreative. Instead,... Apr 11, 2012

Infrastructure | Asia-Pacific | Macau


The only way is up

Simon Chan
CEO of the Civil Aviation Authority of Macau

United World speaks with Simon Chan, CEO of the Civil Aviation Authority of Macau, about the... Mar 22, 2012


Two worlds seamlessly collide

Manuel Carvalho
The Portuguese Consul General in Macau and Hong Kong

Manuel Carvalho, the Portuguese Consul General in Macau and Hong Kong, discusses how the 500-year... Mar 07, 2012


Not just a matter of luck

Dr. Manuel Joaquim das Neves
Director of Macau’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau

Dr. Manuel Joaquim das Neves, Director of Macau’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau,... Feb 01, 2012


Living the American Dream - in Macau

Reggie Martin
Vice-Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in Macau

Reggie Martin, Vice-Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in Macau, discusses Macau’s... Feb 01, 2012



LOCATION:   

Eastern Asia, bordering the South China Sea and China

 

AREA:   

total: 28.2 sq km

 

CLIMATE:   

subtropical; marine with cool winters, warm summers

 

POPULATION:   

578,025 update paises set descripcion = July 2012 est.)



GOVERNMENT TYPE:   

limited democracy

 

LEGAL SYSTEM:   

civil law system based on the Portuguese model

 

GDP - real growth rate:   

1% update paises set descripcion = 2009 est.)

 

GDP - composition by sector:   

agriculture: 0.1%

industry: 9.4%

services: 90.6% update paises set descripcion = 2009 est.)

 

LABOR FORCE:   

330,900 update paises set descripcion = 2010 est.)



AGRICULTURE - products:   

only 2% of land area is cultivated, mainly by vegetable growers; fishing, mostly for crustaceans, is important; some of the catch is exported to Hong Kong

 

INDUSTRIES:   

tourism, gambling, clothing, textiles, electronics, footwear, toys

 

EXPORTS - commodities:   

clothing, textiles, footwear, toys, electronics, machinery and parts

 

IMPORTS - commodities:   

raw materials and semi-manufactured goods, consumer goods update paises set descripcion = foodstuffs, beverages, tobacco; capital goods, mineral fuels and oils

 

AIRPORTS:   

1 update paises set descripcion = 2012)

 

ROADWAYS:   

total: 413 km

 

PORTS AND TERMINALS:   

Macau



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