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China and Algeria co-operate on Phosphate plant

Beijing, Sunday, 16 September 2018

Algerian Minister for Industry and Mines Youcef Yousfi said his country would cooperate with China to build a phosphate plant worth US$6 billion. This project in the northeast of the country aims to exploit the rich, high-quality phosphate resources to produce fertilizers, ammonia, silicon and other materials used in various economic activities. Source: Global Times, Beijing



China, Egypt to advance comprehensive strategic partnership

Beijing, Saturday, 1 September 2018

Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi ahead of the 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC).  Both the sides agreed to jointly advance the comprehensive strategic partnership for greater development. Source: Xinhua, Beijing



China and Lebanon to boost their ties at all levels

Beirut, Friday, 7 September 2018

Chen Xiaoguang, Vice Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, said that China is looking forward to boosting ties with Lebanon at all levels. Source: Xinhua, Beijing



China remains committed to building new type of international relations under opening-up policy: Ambassador Li Chen

Doha, Wednesday, 26 September 2018

Chinese embassy hosted reception in Doha to celebrate the 69th anniversary of the founding of the PRC. Chinese Ambassador Li Chen said his country is deepening its ties to boost cooperation with all parties and will remain committed to building a new type of international relations. Source: Xinhua, Beijing



China and UAE to boost their bilateral relations

Dubai, Monday, 24 September 2018

Two months after Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to the UAE, both countries have taken steps to lift their ties to a comprehensive strategic partnership as was agreed between them during the visit. Source: Xinhua, Beijing



China's COSCO shipping Egyptian pavilion to Shanghai Expo

Port Said, Egypt, Saturday, 22 September 2018

China's COSCO Company started shipping the Egyptian pavilion for the China International Import Expo scheduled to be held in Shanghai in November this year. It contains handicrafts, cotton textiles, furniture, medical equipment industrial products, souvenirs, and other materials. Source: Xinhua, Beijing



Israel, China should cooperate on ‘disruptive innovation’: Ophir Gore

Beijing, Thursday, 6 September 2018

Beijing hosted a ceremony marking a global innovation accelerator programme launched jointly by the MEI, tech company and start-up Day-Day-Up. On the side lines of the ceremony, Ophir Gore, head of trade and investment at Israel's Ministry of Economy and Industry (MEI) said that Israel, which is dubbed one of the world's innovation harbours, could cooperate more with China, so its innovation can be applied in the massive Chinese market. Source: Global Times, Beijing


As part of its editorial policy, the MEI@ND standardizes spelling and date formats to make the text uniformly accessible and stylistically consistent. The views expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views/positions of the MEI@ND. Editor, MEI@ND: P R Kumaraswamy