Samoa patent application

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Release time:2016-05-31

SamoaOverview

Samoa, formerly known as "Western Samoa", is the center of the Polynesian Islands. It was once a German colony. It became independent in 1962 and was renamed "Independent State of Samoa" in July 1977 ". It is now a member of the Commonwealth.

It is located in the southern Pacific Ocean, west of the Samoan Islands, and consists of two main islands, Savaii and Upolu, and seven small islands. The land area is 2934 square kilometers and the water area is 120000 square kilometers. Most of the territory is covered by jungles and belongs to tropical rainforest climate. Samoa has a population of about 174,000, 90% of whom are Samoan, Polynesian, with light brown skin, fat body and honest personality. Their languages are Sa and English.

Samoa's economy is predominantly agricultural, producing coconuts, cocoa, breadfruit and bananas. Industry has small light industry and agricultural products processing industry. Tourism is also one of Samoa's main economic pillars. It is one of the least developed countries declared by the United Nations.

 

Relations with China

China and Samoa established diplomatic relations on November 6, 1975.

Since the establishment of diplomatic relations, relations between the two countries have developed smoothly. In October 1976, China opened an embassy in Samoa. Zhao Weiping, current ambassador to Sa. In June 2009, Samoa opened an embassy in China. the current ambassador to china, toomata.

In May 2005, during Prime Minister Tuilaepa's visit to China, the two sides issued the Sino-Samurais Joint Statement.

In 2010, the trade volume between China and Samarapa was 70.08 million billion US dollars, up 56.2 percent year-on-year, of which China's exports were 70.05 million US dollars, up 88.1 percent year-on-year, and imports were 20000 US dollars, down 99.7 percent year-on-year. In 2011, the trade volume between China and Samarabi was 37.85 million billion US dollars, down 46% year on year. Among them, China's exports were 37.823 million US dollars, down 46 per cent year-on-year, while imports were 27000 US dollars, up 18.3 per cent year-on-year.

 

Economic Overview

Samoa is an agricultural country with few resources, small market and slow economic development. It is listed as one of the least developed countries by the United Nations. In 2007, the United Nations decided to "graduate" Sa from the ranks of the least developed countries with a "transition period" of three years. In 2010, at the request of Sa, the United Nations decided to extend the "transition period" until early 2014. At present, the government is mainly committed to the construction of agriculture, tourism, private economy, infrastructure, education and medical care. In September 2009, Sa suffered a strong earthquake and tsunami disaster, resulting in huge economic losses. The government has actively carried out post-disaster reconstruction and effectively responded to the international financial crisis to maintain the momentum of economic growth. Gross domestic product (GDP) in fiscal year 2010/11 was about US $0.653 billion, up 3.9 per cent year-on-year, and per capita was about US $3537.