Should China worry about instability in the Balkans?

China cannot overlook the situation. Its interest does not only derive from its need to protect its diplomatic personnel and Chinese people living in FYROM, but also for the future course of Chinese investments in the country where several Chinese companies are active […]

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Xinhua reports extensively on the visit of Liu Qibao in Greece

On 27 and 28 April 2017 Liu Qibao visited Greece and participated in high level meetings. He, among others, met Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and leader of the main opposition Kyriakos Mitsotakis. Xinhua news agency placed particular emphasis on this visit and published two comprehensive stories, which chinaandgreece.com exclusively reproduces: China, Greece to deepen …

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Wang Yi in Athens: culture and politics

Foreign Minister of China Wang Yi recently visited Athens to attend the First Ancient Civilizations Forum. This was a Greek initiative with China as co-organizer to foster dialogue among countries representing major ancient civilizations […]

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After the Trump-Xi meeting

The meeting between the presidents of China and the US is perhaps the most important one at the international level as they represent the two most powerful countries in the world. The timing of the first summit between Xi Jinping and Donald Trump further outlines the need of finding a modus vivendi […]

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Nikkei Asian Review reports on Chinese investments in Greece

Journalist Akihiro Sano from the Nikkei Asian Review recently visited Greece to prepare a comprehensive story about Chinese investments in Greece.  By arguing that ‘China is puring money into Greece’s infrastructure sector’ he presents COSCO’s investment in Piraeus […]

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US withdrawal from TPP

The Chinese administration does not cultivate any illusions that Trump will accept a Chinese domination over international trade. By contrast, it is preparing itself for all scenarios, even a trade war, as long as the U.S. is in search for new bilateral deals of “fair trade” with its partners […]

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