Thursday, July 17, 2014

High-level visitors boost Israel-China business ties

Trade between Jerusalem and Beijing is important enough to both countries that government agencies are getting involved

By David Shamah

THE TIMES OF ISRAEL - July 6, 2014

Following up on recent visits to Israel by large delegations from the Chinese government and business sectors, top Israeli economic and scientific officials are meeting with their opposite numbers from Beijing. The intense activity reflects the desire of both countries to deepen their cooperation in commerce and technology. 
An inter-ministerial task force led by Israel’s National Economic Council along with a team from the Israeli Ministry of Economy headed by Chief Scientist Avi Hasson is meeting with Chinese counterparts from the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) to develop concrete plans to build on an already successful model.