Middle East Institute

China’s growing maritime presence in Egypt's ports and the Suez Canal

China's increasing involvement in Egypt's strategic ports is evident through the participation of both private and state-owned Chinese companies in acquiring, developing, and operating Egyptian seaports and terminals. This includes concessions of up to 38 years, with a state-owned Chinese company holding stakes in key ports at the northern and southern entrances of the Suez Canal. A private..

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