Sunday, September 10, 2017

China-Israel economic, tech cooperation to enter new stage: Israeli minister

Xinhua | 2017-09-09

JERUSALEM — Israel is keen on enhancing its technological and economic cooperation with China, Israeli Economic Minister Eli Cohen told Xinhua in a recent interview.  "We are willing to see more Chinese companies operating in Israel and in the next 30 years we will see more tremendous technological change, and we are willing to increase the cooperation between China and Israel," Cohen said.  Cohen said companies from the US and Europe were the dominant investors in Israel in the past years, but "now we are starting to see a change that more Chinese companies are coming together."  Cooperation between China and Israel in the fields of economy and trade started long time ago. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of their diplomatic ties, the two sides this year announced to set up an innovative comprehensive relationship.