Israel pitches tech prowess to China

08:42, September 15, 2010      

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By Liang Fei

The head of a visiting Israeli trade delegation said his nation is seeking to further cooperate with China in the fields of water treatment, renewable energy, life sciences and medical devices.

China is currently Israel's second largest trading partner after the United States, and "the ministry has declared China a prime market," said Binyamin Ben-Eliezer, Israeli Minister of Industry, Trade and Labor, speaking at a press conference Tuesday.

Israeli entrepreneurs enjoy a strong market position globally in technologies involving telecommunications, new energy, software, medical devices and water treatment.

"First and foremost, cooperation should focus on technology research and development," said Sharon Kedmi, the ministry's director-general.

Two nations have a history of cooperation in the water treatment.

"The biggest seawater desalination plants in China, located in Tianjin, were built by an Israeli company," said Kedmi.

Plans are currently underway to jointly develop new water related technologies.

An agreement is expected to be signed with the Tianjin water authorities next month, said Kedmi.

"Water technology and renewable energy will be the two (most) important cooperation areas. And since Israel owns very advanced water treatment technologies ... this is something we want to introduce to China," said Director-General Kedmi.

Source: Global Times

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