Five Greek academic institutions comment on Tsipras’ China visit

Sino-Greek relations have been growing rapidly over the last decade. In the wake of the Olympic Games hosted by Athens in 2004 and Beijing in 2008, but above all since the COSCO investment in the Piraeus sea port the two countries have come a long way from initial contacts to developing a close economic and …

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Why does China not want a Brexit

In order to explore what is at stake for China in the case of a Brexit, chinaandgreece.com conducted an interview with Dr. Yu Jie who is China Foresight Project Manager and Dahrendorf Senior Research Associate at LSE IDEAS […]

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The Diplomat outlines China’s challenges in the Mediterranean

Elodie Sellier, who conducts research at the external relations department of the European Parliament, wrote an article in The Diplomat attempting to assess the next day for China after the privatisation of the Piraeus Port Authority. In her view, COSCO’s additional investments in Piraeus could transform the port into a hub for Chinese goods to Europe, …

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This is how China contributes to ‘Grecovery’

In his article, which was published in China Daily, George Tzogopoulos explains how the recent privatisation of the Piraeus Port Authority could possibly contribute to Greece’s growth. He specifically writes that China plays a role in the Greek crisis only via investments and not via granting alleged bilateral loans as some Greek politicians had unluckily wished for […]

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