Last Sunday, I had the opportunity to attend the St. Martens party (in Portuguese ‘Magusto’) at the Hovione premises in Taipa. For those who do not know Hovione, it is a corporation with a manufacturing plant in Macau and premises in eight other locations, from Lisbon to New Jersey, and in Mainland China, India, Japan, Hong Kong, and Ireland. Driven by the vision of its CEO, Mr. Guy Villax, it has expanded hugely over the last two decades.
It is also the reason why you read this column here in Macau. As a matter of fact, in early 2012 I was placed in Macau by the then ICEP (Portuguese external trade agency) now AICEP.
Truth be told, it is one of the sole examples of diversification of the economy in Macau.
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