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Chinese companies poised to help rebuild war-torn Syria

China is turning towards the Middle East and is ready to play a major role in helping to rebuild war-torn Syria. The world’s second biggest economy has already pledged US$2 billion for reconstruction work at the aptly-named First Trade Fair on Syrian Reconstruction Projects in Beijing. “China appears determined to take on a central role,” said […]