News Brief 2/23/2011, Adar 19, 5771
Chinese Commerce Minister to Visit Israel
Chinese Minister of Commerce Chen Deming, will visit Israel next week with Shalom Simhon, the Minister of Trade and Industry. The two will lead discussions regarding economic and trade cooperation between the countries.
Simhon said he attaches great importance to the visit, which is aimed at maintaining and fostering relations with China.
Boaz Hirsch, Deputy Director General for Foreign Trade in the Ministry said "our efforts have prove themselves with a doubling of Israeli exports to China last year."