Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi speaks and European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini looks on during a press conference following an EU-China high-level strategic dialogue in Brussels on March 18. Mogherini has recently expressed concern over how Beijing and Hong Kong authorities are handling the protests. Photo: EPA-EFE
Emanuele Scimia
Opinion

Opinion

Emanuele Scimia

Will Trump’s tariffs forge a new EU-China alliance? Not unless Beijing bridges the gap on human rights and investment

  • Europe has concerns over Hong Kong, Huawei and barriers to China’s market that Beijing will have to assuage
  • But while an anti-Trump front is unlikely, cooperation in other areas, including climate change and infrastructure investment, is possible

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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi speaks and European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini looks on during a press conference following an EU-China high-level strategic dialogue in Brussels on March 18. Mogherini has recently expressed concern over how Beijing and Hong Kong authorities are handling the protests. Photo: EPA-EFE
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