After a week dominated by EU-US trade news, here some other developments in trade policy in Brussels. By Sarah Anne Aarup and Iana Dreyer.
By Sarah Anne Aarup and Iana Dreyer. European trade ministers discussed ongoing negotiations with China towards and investment agreement that covers market access, investment protection, a whole set of economic governance rules and sustainability.
The European Union can contribute a lot in addressing the ‘China challenge’, argues Peter Chase. The United States should seize the opportunity to work more closely with Europe – and here’s how.
By Sarah Anne Aarup, Iana Dreyer and Chris Horseman. A round-up of news in EU trade this week.
If one is to believe Charles Michel, Angela Merkel and Ursula von der Leyen, today’s online Leaders’ Meeting with China’s president Xi Jinping was productive.
A report by the China Chamber of Commerce to the European Union reveals a few key Beijing ‘asks’ in current negotiations as EU China meetings and negotiations are set to intensify this autumn.
It’s very rare to hold two High Level Economic Dialogues between the EU and China within two months – the last one was on 10 June. But the times are exceptional enough to warrant it. The two sides did not release a joint statement after the meeting. But the European …
There was no joint statement of any sort after Xi Jinping, Li Kequiang, Charles Michel and Ursula von der Leyen hosted a lengthy online summit today. Instead, we were issued a statement from the European Union leaders on what the bloc wants to see from China over the next months. …
The European Union and China have been negotiating a bilateral investment agreement for seven years. Are they anywhere close to concluding a deal? It is not yet entirely clear how mature the negotiations are with China nor how close the parties to having close-to-consolidated treaty language ready for politicians to …
If this were not the COVID-19 lockdown period, the EU’s new trade defence duties on glass fibre fabrics – decided upon last week and published on Monday in the Official Journal – would have received much more media attention.