Despite post-pandemic tensions, Beijing and Brussels recognise they have much to gain from their partnership. Photo: Shutterstock Despite post-pandemic tensions, Beijing and Brussels recognise they have much to gain from their partnership. Photo: Shutterstock
Despite post-pandemic tensions, Beijing and Brussels recognise they have much to gain from their partnership. Photo: Shutterstock
Andrew Hammond
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Andrew Hammond

China-EU investment deal: fruits of Brussels-Beijing partnership outweigh growing tensions

  • The EU sees the agreement as part of a constructive long-term approach, and the decision to push forward with it reflects China’s calculus that the window to seal the deal might not remain open indefinitely, given the impending Biden presidency

Despite post-pandemic tensions, Beijing and Brussels recognise they have much to gain from their partnership. Photo: Shutterstock Despite post-pandemic tensions, Beijing and Brussels recognise they have much to gain from their partnership. Photo: Shutterstock
Despite post-pandemic tensions, Beijing and Brussels recognise they have much to gain from their partnership. Photo: Shutterstock
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Andrew Hammond

Andrew Hammond

Andrew Hammond is an associate at LSE IDEAS (the Centre for International Affairs, Diplomacy and Strategy) at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He was formerly a UK goverment special adviser at a time when Britain last held the presidency of the European Union.