Jordan and China are discussing the signing of a memorandum of understanding on cooperation as part of the Belt and Road Initiative, Chinese Ambassador in Amman Pan Weifang said Monday [13 November 2017]. The ambassador said at a press conference that China was keen on increasing cooperation with Jordan in various areas…Full Article: China Daily Nov 2017

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  • In May 2017, construction began on a USD 1.8 million Chinese-financed water project in Al Russaifeh, Jordan. The project will reportedly develop the water supply of northern Jordan.
  • In August 2016, Teheran hosted a Chinese Silk Road Economic Belt forum.
  • In September 2014, Chongqing Minmetal and Machinery (CMMC) signed a memorandum of understanding with Jordan Phosphate Mines to build a factory in southern Jordan that will process locally-sourced phosphate into high value-added products.
  • In the autumn of 2013, Chinese President Xi Jinping launched The Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st-century Maritime Silk Road, a strategic initiative to boost the economic development and trade of countries lying along the South China Sea, Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea, Indian Ocean, and Red Sea, as well as overland in Central Asia and Europe.

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