Chinese President Xi Jinping and European leaders announced the two sides had completed investment-agreement negotiations last month. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping and European leaders announced the two sides had completed investment-agreement negotiations last month. Photo: Xinhua

EU-China investment treaty: top European negotiator Maria Martin-Prat defends forced-labour provisions amid criticism

  • Maria Martin-Prat, who led the European Union’s negotiations with China, said the EU is looking into autonomous measures to bolster forced-labour screenings
  • A European Commission representative also shoots down rumours that Huawei provisions were added to China deal after signing

Chinese President Xi Jinping and European leaders announced the two sides had completed investment-agreement negotiations last month. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping and European leaders announced the two sides had completed investment-agreement negotiations last month. Photo: Xinhua
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