CHINESE- SAUDI RELATIONS BALANCE UNDER CONDITIONS THE RISE OF CHINA ON THE INTERNATIONAL SCENE
There is an imbalance in the international balance of power, resulting from the collapse of a pole of global power, and the domination of the pole policy that imposed the uniqueness of the United States of America on the global level. And there are some forces that impose themselves on the international scene, and consider the Middle East and the Arab Gulf region to be among the most important areas of international competition in the current era, Because of its strategic location and its richness in oil, the engine of the global economy, so China seeks to enhance its influence and presence in the Middle East region, by maintaining security stability in the Arab Gulf region, enhancing trade and economic cooperation, and military cooperation between it and the countries of the region on both sides of the Gulf, especially Saudi Arabia. For religious and economic standing. The Saudi- Chinese relations witnessed a remarkable development after they were shy trade relations and receiving pilgrims, until China became the largest importer of Saudi oil, and military and defense cooperation also emerged significantly through ballistic missile deals, China also seeks to create a balance in its relations with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Iran, despite the competition and apparent differences between the neighbors in the Persian Gulf, and the continuing Iranian threats to the oil trade that passes through the Arabian Gulf.
Keywords: Saudi- Chinese Relations, The Rise of China, Saudi Arabia, China, The İnternational System, Gulf Security, Economy, Oil, Energ.