Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. XLIX

No 15

10-April-2006

YEMEN

President Salihs Visit To China Highlights Developing Relationship

Yemens President Ali 'Abd Allah Salih heads a delegation which begins a visit to China on 6 April, highlighting the increasing importance of the relationship for the Arabian peninsulas poorest country. The relationship has developed in recent years as Chinas demand for oil imports has surged and it has looked to secure strategic supplies in the Middle East, most notably...