PM Netanyahu Meets with the New Chinese Ambassador to Israel
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu this morning met with new Chinese Ambassador, Gao Yanping.  The two discussed a range of issues related to bilateral trade, which is expected to amount to approximately $8 billion this year, an increase of approximately $1 billion over last year. 

Prime Minister Netanyahu said that he is certain that the foregoing figures will increase further in the coming years as bilateral trade grows significantly.  The Chinese Ambassador thanked him, on behalf of Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao, for the importance that he ascribes to relations with China.  She also noted the long and fruitful history of the Jewish People in China.