The Heat: China and Greece ties

The Heat

Greece’s economic struggles are well documented. The country has been mired in a decade-long debt crisis.

Its national debt and jobless rate that are the highest in the eurozone. Last year, the country emerged from its third international bailout. The government hopes that higher investment will help propel economic growth and greater fiscal stability. Enter China. Athens is eager to tap China’s massive market. That is apparent in many of the 16 deals signed during President Xi Jinping’s three-day visit.

CGTN’s Guy Henderson reports.


To discuss all this:

  • Shada Islam is Director of Europe and Geopolitics at Friends of Europe.
  • John Gong is an Economics Professor at Beijing’s University of International Business and Economics.
  • Nick Karambelas is a Board Member of the American Hellenic Institute,
  • Dimitris Kairidis is a Member of the Greek Parliament

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