Xi Jinping’s 10 key remarks on China-EU relationship

President of China Xi Jinping is paying a state visit to the UK from 19 until 23 October 2015. This visit  will lay a more solid foundation for the relationship between China and Europe. Xi has frequently delivered remarks on China-Europe relations in the past two years, stressing that China and Europe should build their partnership of peace […]

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Sino-Greek relations and their impact on Europe

China’s policy towards Greece and Europe could not but be an issue of high interest for German think tanks. The German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) is a characteristic example. In that regard, its Associate Fellow Anne-Kathrin Langhorst shares her view regarding Sino-European relations on chinaandgreece.com. She, inter alia, discusses how Europe and Germany see China’s presence in Greece […]

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Sino-Turkish co-operation, the Kumport Terminal deal and the port of Piraeus

In his analysis, Associated Fellow of the Geneva Centre for Security Policy Dr Konstantinos Lampropoulos examines Sino-Turkish relations and analyses the recent acquisition of the Kumport Terminal in Istanbul by a Chinese consortium. In his view, this is a  a stepping stone of the growing partnership between China and Turkey which might have a significant impact for investments in the port of Piraeus […]

 

 

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China, Russia and the bombardments in Syria

Dr Christina Lin, who has been interviewed by chinaandgreece.com on China and the Islamic State, did recently publish a new report on the Russian military intervention in Syria that may possibly be reinforced by additional troops from the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)

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Greece, China and the privatisation of Piraeus Port Authority

This article argues that the course of privatisations in Greece will be critical for the development of Sino-Greek relations. It also discusses the case of the privatisation of the Piraeus Port Authority and explores the dilemmas of the Greek government and whether COSCO can also undertake the management of Piraeus Port Authority taking into account that the Chinese company already controls piers II and III […]

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Foreign investors can now trust Greece again

The result of the Greek snap election of 20 September 2015 was clear. Alexis Tsipras and Panos Kammenos – leaders of SYRIZA and Independent Greeks respectively – are the big winners. SYRIZA and Independent Greeks will co-operate again having a parliamentary majority of 155 seats (145 + 10) as opposed to 162 seats (149 + 13) in their first term […]

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Research material on Sino-American relations

In an exclusive co-operation with People’s Daily, chinaandgreece.com offers analysis and information on the visit of China’s President Xi Jinping to the United States and his meeting with his US counterpart Barack Obama […]

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The Chinese view of the Greek election

Deputy Editor of China Greece Times Lydia Liang discusses on chinaandgreece.com the election result of 20 September 2015.  Among other things, she expresses her view on the future of Sino-Greek relations as well as on the recent sale of the of Kumport Terminal in the Port of Ambarli in Turkey to a Chinese consortium […]

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The task of the new Greek government will be tough

Promising young journalist Mr Costas Papachlimintzos, Managing Editor of the Greek historical daily newspaper ‘Estia’ shares his view on chinaandgreece.com regarding the political situation in Greece. According to Mr Papachlimintzos the recovery of New Democracy should be mainly attributed to […]

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