China and the EU reached in-principle agreement on an investment deal at a video conference call on December 30, attended by (from top left, clockwise) Chinese President Xi Jinping, European Council president Charles Michel, European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen, French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Photo: Reuters
China and the EU reached in-principle agreement on an investment deal at a video conference call on December 30, attended by (from top left, clockwise) Chinese President Xi Jinping, European Council president Charles Michel, European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen, French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Photo: Reuters
Ziang Liu
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Macroscope by Ziang Liu

Amid transatlantic tension, the EU has reason to reshape its relationship with China

  • Just as China should make use of its investment deal with the EU to boost internal reforms, the EU could also see the agreement as an opportunity to deepen its relationship with China, at a time when European unity and economic stability are under stress

China and the EU reached in-principle agreement on an investment deal at a video conference call on December 30, attended by (from top left, clockwise) Chinese President Xi Jinping, European Council president Charles Michel, European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen, French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Photo: Reuters
China and the EU reached in-principle agreement on an investment deal at a video conference call on December 30, attended by (from top left, clockwise) Chinese President Xi Jinping, European Council president Charles Michel, European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen, French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Photo: Reuters
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