China and Greece: The New Silk Road Forum held yesterday

Ioannis Smyrlis China

Greek-Chinese economic and trade relations are dynamic and will provide further collaboration of the shipping sector, among others, Foreign Affairs Secretary General and president of Enterprise Greece Ioannis Smyrlis said on Thursday.

He participated in the Belt and Road Invest in Greece 2021 Forum held online under the theme “China and Greece: The New Silk Road”.

Smyrlis cited the examples of Cosco’s key investment at the port of Piraeus, the founding of a Bank of China branch in Athens, and the Belt and Road Initiative itself as examples of existing collaborations.

Cosco unveils a $620m development plan for Piraeus port
Cosco-administered Piraeus Port.

The head of the ministry’s export agency said Enterprise Greece facilitates bilateral trade and investments in several sectors, including tourism, real estate, agrofood, transport, and energy, among others.

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