At least 9834 new jobs were created during 2014, due to direct portuguese investment in the country, says the Canal Mozambique. These numbers are part of the annual report of the “Centro de Promoção de Investimento – CPI” (Centre for Investment Promotion), recently released. This investment represents a value of approximately 336 million dolars, double last year’s figures. The areas of activity where investment was higher are diverse, however in 2014 the sector with the greatest expression was the energy sector, having achieved 37,5% of the global value. The services sector represented 26%, folowed by construction and public works (24,9%), and also industry (6,2%). The CPI also pointed out that, in 2014, Portugal generated 27 jobs for each one million invested, above the average 16 of the other countries. To note that, in spite of this volume of investment, Portugal occupies the fourth position of the main investors in Mozambique “ranking”, a list led by the United Arab Emirates, Mauritius and South Africa. (Read original article).