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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Greek scholars talk to China Daily about the Piraeus port privatisation

Maria Petrakis from Athens and Lyu Chang from Beijing wrote an article in China Daily newspaper entitled: ‘Passage to Piraeus’ in which they analyse the recent deal agreed between the Greek Privatisation Fund and COSCO for the sale of the Piraeus Port Authority. In their article they use comments of Greek scholars who discuss this …

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Foreign Policy magazine concentrates on Piraeus port privatisation

On 8 April 2016 Keith Johnson wrote an article in Foreign Policy on the recent privatisation of the Piraeus Port Authority. In his view, the recent deal gives new impetus to the ambition of Beijing to build a modern Silk Road connecting China, Central Asia and Europe. He also asserts that ‘Piraeus could again be a …

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FAQ on granting China MES and the role of Europe

The potential recognition of China’s Market Status Economy (MES) in the World Trade Organisation (WTO in an issue of particular significance at the global financial system in 2016. Whether the European Union will decide to grant China MES is critical for the latter ‘s ambition. There is currently a lively debate in Europe on the matter while the European Commission has created […]

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China’s role in combating piracy in Asia critical

The challenge of piracy is of utmost significance for maritime security. In its interest to analyse this issue chinaandgreece.com approached Nikitas Nikitakos, who is  Professor at the Department of Shipping, Trade and Transport of the University of the Aegean and a visiting scholar at the Shangai Maritime University […]

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Why COSCO’s investment in Piraeus is good news for Greece and China

In her article published  on chinaandgreece.com Ms Lee YingHui from the Maritime Security Programme at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies of Nanyang Technological University discusses COSCO’s investments in Piraeus as well as the recent sale of the Piraeus Port Authority to the Chinese company […]

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China not ready to take the role of the US in the Middle East

In an interview with chinaandgreece.com Dr Qi Hao from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences elaborates on Sino-American relations and attempts to offer insights on the future evolution of the bilateral relationship. Dr Hao also discusses the role of China in the Middle East and […]

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