|Author (Person)||van der Putten, Frans-Paul|
|Publisher||Taylor & Francis|
|Series Title||Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies|
|Series Details||Volume 18, Number 4, Pages 337-351|
|Publication Date||August 2016|
|Content Type||Journal Article|
China is building an economic presence in the countries of the Eastern Mediterranean. Its involvement in major infrastructure projects is growing at a rapid pace and may have a significant impact on trade routes that traverse this strategically located region.
This article outlines Chinese interests and activities in the Eastern Mediterranean and how these relate to geopolitical developments in the region. China’s most important infrastructure project in the region is the modernization and expansion of the container port of Piraeus, Greece, but other port and railway projects are also being developed.
|Subject Categories||Business and Industry, Politics and International Relations, Trade|
|Subject Tags||Bilateral Relations, Regional Dimension, Transport Infrastructure|
|Countries / Regions||China, Southeastern Europe, Southern Europe|