Posts tagged with "Silk Road"



Middle East · 20. August 2020
“Two ancient Asian cultures, two partners in the sectors of trade, economy, politics, culture and security with a similar outlook and many mutual bilateral and multilateral interests will consider one another strategic partners” – these were the opening words of an 18-page document that confirmed a multi-billion dollar deal between China and Iran that blatantly defies U.S. imposed sanctions against the Islamic Republic. According to The New York Times, the agreement that Iran and China...
China · 15. August 2020
The Middle Kingdom is not only known for its rice and noodles, but has since become an emerging wine country. In addition to the popular rice wine, the Chinese are more and more interested in their own and international wines. In the last five years, China has become the fifth most important wine import market and the fifth largest wine consumption market in the world. But the Chinese not only drink more wine, but also build it up. According to recent figures from the International Organization...
China · 11. August 2020
Two of the US’s top “strategic threats” are getting closer and closer within the scope of the New Silk Roads – the leading 21st century project of economic integration across Eurasia. The Deep State will not be amused. Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi blasted as “lies” a series of rumors about the “transparent roadmap” inbuilt in the evolving Iran-China strategic partnership. That was complemented by President Rouhani’s chief of staff, Mahmoud Vezi, who said...
China · 10. August 2020
The recent Saudi confirmation that Riyadh will be investing $10 billion to set up an oil refinery in Pakistan’s deepwater port of Gwadar, which is part of the marquee China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), is a big strategic development. Not only does it shore up the CPEC which aims to build a massive network of roads, railways and power plants across the breadth of Pakistan, but also showcases a new strategic axis comprising Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and China. The Chinese-funded CPEC to...