Greece, China to sign 16 deals during Xi’s visit


Greece and China will sign 16 agreements deepening bilateral cooperation on sectors ranging from transport, investments and agri-food products, to crime prevention and culture.

Specifically, according to government sources, the agreements to be signed are as follows:

1. Treaty for the extradition of wanted persons
2. List of Key Projects within the Cooperation Framework 2020-2022
3. Memorandum of Understanding to promote two-way investment cooperation between the Development and Investment Ministry and the Ministry of Commerce of China
4. Protocol between the Rural Development and Food Ministry and the General Customs Administration of China on the export of saffron
5. Protocol on the export of kiwi fruit from Greece to China between the Rural Development and Food Ministry and the General Customs Administration of China
6. Memorandum of Understanding on Broadcasting, Electronic and Audiovisual Media between the General Secretariat of Communication and Information of Greece and the National Broadcasting Authority of China
7. Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the field of sports between the Culture and Sports Ministry and the Chinese Federation of People with Disabilities
8. Memorandum of Understanding between Greece's civil aviation authorities and the People's Republic of China
9. Agreement on the establishment of the Center for Chinese Studies between the Chinese Academy of Social Studies and the Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation
10. Agreement between the Confucius Institute of China and the University of Thessaly, Greece, to establish a Confucius Institute department in the Greek university 
11. Memorandum of Understanding for the successful implementation of the COSCO Master Plan in Piraeus
12. Announcement on the establishment of a Bank of China branch in Athens
13. Announcement on the establishment of a Representative Office of the Bank of Industry and Commerce of China in Athens
14. Agreement to express interest in the project of the electricity grid interconnection between mainland Greece and Crete
15. Cooperation agreement for the creation of the MINOS 50MW project in Crete
16. A series of financing contracts for construction works in the port of Piraeus.