China, Italy
Palermo resisting Beijing's grip on Italian ports

The port of Palermo.
The port of Palermo. © Autorità di Sistema Portuale del Mare di Sicilia Occidentale/Facebook
To consolidate its hold on Italy's port infrastructure network, Cosco is putting different strategies into place, though these are not always obtaining the expected results. While Taranto and Gioia Tauro are ready to accept the Beijing giant's conditions, Palermo is resisting. [...]
Published on 23.03.2022 at 07:00 GMT Reading time 3 minutes

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