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 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.

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.

Are the good times over for Chinese tech investment in Israel?

Chinese investment in Israel rose tenfold in 2016, with tech a key sector, according to data from Thomson Reuters. We spoke to someone on...

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

Closer Ties: China And Saudi Arabia Sign $70 Billion in New Deals

Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli made a three-day visit to Saudi Arabia from August 23 to August 25. During his visit, China and Saudi...

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.

What’s Behind China’s Big New Drone Deal?

When China recently revealed it had secured the “biggest overseas purchase order” in the history of Chinese foreign drone sales, it did so in mysterious fashion

Trump says US ‘locked and loaded’ after Saudi Arabia attack, as oil prices soar

Donald Trump has said the US was “locked and loaded” and to ready respond to drone attacks on a petroleum processing facility in Saudi Arabia, saying the US knew who was behind them.

Erdogan’s Chinese Gamble

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is betting big on China. The result is a Turkish government that is drifting ever deeper into China’s orbit, and away from the West.