Chinese President Xi Jinping (right) reaches for the hand of former European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker in greeting as French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel look on, at the Elysee Palace in Paris last March. Photo: Reuters
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Inside Out by David Dodwell

Amid Trump discord, China must keep trying to deepen its friendship with Europe in 2020

  • With Trump distracted by elections and a partial trade deal on the cards, China can finally concentrate on drawing closer to Europe and dispelling any suspicions over incompatible values. A good place to start is the long-delayed investment pact with EU
Chinese President Xi Jinping (right) reaches for the hand of former European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker in greeting as French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel look on, at the Elysee Palace in Paris last March. Photo: Reuters
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