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Israel pledges to keep US in loop on trade with China

In the face of growing American concerns, Jerusalem has reportedly promised Washington it will keep it abreast of any major business deals with Beijing.
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Ever since the current Israeli government took office five months after the Biden administration entered the White House, the United States and China have been locked in a commercial and strategic conflict with important implications for Israel.

Inevitably, Washington has expected Jerusalem to align its policies with its own, for instance pressuring Israel because of its commercial and technological ties with China. While the current government has made certain policy changes, it remains unclear whether they meet US expectations in terms of scope or speed.

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