Japanese ambassador confirms economic potential of Benguela

Benguela – The ambassador of Japan to Angola, Hironori Sawada, who is in Benguela, visited the textile manufacturing plant Alassola S.A.

After an audience granted by the provincial governor, Isaac dos Anjos, who was responsible for describing the potential of the province, highlighting the coastline, the Japanese diplomat visited the textile factory Alassola S.A. for more than two hours.

On the spot, the ambassador received detailed explanations from its officials, including Hiroshi Yamamoto, production manager and Tambwe Makaz, chairman of the board.

According to its production manager, “Alassola” will consume 12,000 tons of cotton each year, which will produce 12 million pieces of towels, 1,6 million pieces of different styles and sizes, 120,000 blankets, in addition to Palanca brand napkins, in undetermined quantities.

The Alassola factory, whose activity was relaunched by the governor of the province, on November 30, is working in the spinning phase, and should be able to export 150 tons of yarn to the Portuguese textile market by next May.

Source: Angola Press News Agency