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Chinese company set to manage Haifa’s port, testing the US-Israeli alliance
January 29, 2019
According to China’s Ministry of Transport, a total of 52 ports in 34 countries are managed or were constructed by Chinese companies, and that number is set to grow as Beijing expands its Belt and Road Initiative.
January 27, 2019
US-Chinese competition over the Haifa port
However economically insignificant it may be for China and the United States, the Haifa port could become a critical battleground in a new Cold War between the two superpowers.
Israel restricts airport tender to NATO members, and in the process cuts out China
January 25, 2019
The move by Israel comes amid growing international concern over Chinese involvement in construction projects and the fallout from its trade war with the United States.
China slams United States over concerns regarding lease of Haifa port
January 23, 2019
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said America “has been abusing ‘national security’ to smear and strike down normal business activities of Chinese enterprises.”
Japan increases investment in Israel, in midst of negotiating free-trade agreement
January 17, 2019
The development comes as a Japanese envoy, led by the country’s Economy, Trade and Industry minister Hiroshige Seko, visited Israel.
The future of Sino-Israeli relations: Optimism or caution?
The Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs
November 27, 2018
In its bid to make its economy more innovative, China increasingly sees Israel as a valuable and strategic partner.
November 6, 2018
Chinese VP visits Israel
Israeli-Chinese trade reached nearly $10 billion in 2017, more than double the figure of a decade ago.
Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
November 5, 2018
Pragmatism drives the Sino-Israeli partnership
Relations are also flourishing; last year, bilateral trade volume (including Hong Kong) was circa $16 billion. Approximately 114,000 Chinese visited Israel in 2017, an increase of 41 percent over 2016.
Dedication of Peres Center for Peace and Innovation spotlights Israel-China cooperation
October 25, 2018
A component of the Prime Minister’s Israeli Innovation Summit 2018—the first part of which was held at the Orient Hotel in Jerusalem—the dedication was held at the Tel Aviv Fairgrounds, with an introduction by … Shimon Peres?
Netanyahu, Chinese vice president talk economic cooperation at conference
October 24, 2018
“There is a natural partnership between us,” said the Israeli premier. “We want to expand it for the benefit of both our peoples. We want to expand it for the benefit of all of humanity.”
Vice president of China lands in Israel, heads straight to Western Wall in Jerusalem
October 23, 2018
As part of a four-day visit emphasizing talks on economic cooperation, Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan joined Israeli officials for a visit to the Western Wall in Jerusalem, despite official Chinese policy not recognizing Jerusalem’s Old City as part of Israel.
Chinese vice president to visit Israel in sign of ‘growing friendship,’ says Netanyahu
October 23, 2018
The two leaders will chair the fourth annual Israel-China Innovation Conference at the Foreign Ministry, where eight joint agreements are expected to be signed related to innovation, science and technology, agriculture, life sciences and digital health.
Could Chinese involvement in Israeli ports pose a security risk?
September 21, 2018
Haifa’s growing port, located close to a naval base, will be managed by one Chinese company, while a second port in Ashdod, also near a naval base, is being constructed by a second Chinese firm.
Israel and China start conversation about mutual business and development ties
July 11, 2018
Five areas of potential cooperation have been identified, including energy, manufacturing, trade, transportation and finance.
Technion’s new China campus fuses Israeli innovation and Chinese resources
December 26, 2017
Last week’s inauguration of the Guangdong Technion Israel Institute of Technology (GTIIT)—the first Israeli university campus in China—represents a fusion of the Jewish state’s innovation with the Asian giant’s abundant resources and comes amid developing ties between the two nations.