Europe’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell meets China's foreign minister Wang Yi on the sidelines of an Asia-Europe foreign ministers’ meeting in Spain on December 15, 2019. Photo: Xinhua Europe’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell meets China's foreign minister Wang Yi on the sidelines of an Asia-Europe foreign ministers’ meeting in Spain on December 15, 2019. Photo: Xinhua
Europe’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell meets China's foreign minister Wang Yi on the sidelines of an Asia-Europe foreign ministers’ meeting in Spain on December 15, 2019. Photo: Xinhua
David Brown
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by David Brown

As coronavirus hits the world economy, China and the EU can’t afford not to get along

  • This was supposed to be the year Europe and China sorted out their differences over trade. There is a lot at stake as each is a top trade partner of the other, and euro weakness means China might need to worry about its holdings of the currency

Europe’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell meets China's foreign minister Wang Yi on the sidelines of an Asia-Europe foreign ministers’ meeting in Spain on December 15, 2019. Photo: Xinhua Europe’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell meets China's foreign minister Wang Yi on the sidelines of an Asia-Europe foreign ministers’ meeting in Spain on December 15, 2019. Photo: Xinhua
Europe’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell meets China's foreign minister Wang Yi on the sidelines of an Asia-Europe foreign ministers’ meeting in Spain on December 15, 2019. Photo: Xinhua
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