China is Getting More Interested in the Middle East

Much has been said about U.S. President Donald Trump’s recent visit to the Middle East but it’s worth remembering that only a few weeks...

China’s Big Play for Middle East Oil

China's Middle East energy footprint has been expanding. In February, it made a deal for a stake in Abu Dhabi’s onshore oil.

‘Trump Will Be Furious’: Tension Between U.S. and Israel Over China Infrastructure Projects

Tightening Israel-China ties have not yet reached Trump's desk, but one U.S. official warns he will not take to it kindly.

Petrochemicals giant SABIC isn’t worried about China’s growth slowdown

The Middle East’s largest public company is expanding its investments in China despite an expected slowdown in the country’s economic growth, its CEO said Monday.

China defies U.S. pressure as EU parts ways with Iranian oil

China, seeking to skirt U.S. sanctions, will use oil tankers from Iran for its purchases of that country’s crude, throwing Tehran a lifeline while...

Aramco tightens grip on top oil market with China refinery

Saudi Arabian Oil Co has agreed to build a refinery and petrochemical plant in China, deepening ties between world’s biggest oil seller and its largest importer.

China Ningbo Containerized Freight Index (Middle East routes) falls significantly

The China Ningbo Containerized Freight Index (NCFI) reported a plunge in freight indices in the Middle East routes.

Israel’s high-tech sector is thriving, and now China wants in on the action

Go to Israel and chances are you'll install some new apps on your phone, just to keep up. A few years ago that might...

Saudi Arabia To Raise Oil Shipments To China

Saudi Arabia sealed deals with Chinese oil importers that will see the Kingdom’s exports to China rise to 1.67 million barrels daily in 2019, Reuters reports, citing a statement from state oil giant Aramco.

Coronavirus Economic Impact Could Decimate the Middle East

Amid coronavirus crisis, wealthy Gulf States can no longer provide aid to struggling Arab neighbors and may soon lay off millions of foreign workers