Maputo — Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi has received investment guarantees from Chinese businessmen who have promised to set up a factory to manufacture ceramic products in Manhica district, Maputo province, according to an article that appeared in the Friday edition of the independent daily “O Pais”.
Chinese businessmen have pledged the investment opportunity on the sidelines of Nyusi’s visit to an industrial complex in Uganda, as part of the three-day statehood at the invitation of his Ugandan counterpart, Yoweri Museveni.
The future Manhica plant, he said, will supply the domestic market as well as regional demand in Southern Africa.
“It is great to see that the raw material for the production process is available in Uganda. It is a big factory that also exports. The factory employs local workers and adds value to the raw material available in the country,” Nyusi told reporters after his visit. the website.
Nyusi pointed out that efforts are underway to mobilize the company to open in Mozambique, in Manhica. “We want the result to bear fruit as soon as possible. After the discussions we had, in less than 12 months the factory will be operational in Mozambique,” he said.
The factory, Nyusi pointed out, will be based in Mozambique, but production will be exported to several countries in the region. “There is great market potential and 30% will supply the domestic market and more than 50% South Africa and other countries in the region.”
During the state visit, Nyusi also visited the presidential farm in Kawumu area, where a wide range of crops are produced (including poultry and fish farming).