Chinese commerce minister Wang Wentao has asked France to help restart discussions on the Comprehensive Agreement on Investment. Photo: Handout Chinese commerce minister Wang Wentao has asked France to help restart discussions on the Comprehensive Agreement on Investment. Photo: Handout
Chinese commerce minister Wang Wentao has asked France to help restart discussions on the Comprehensive Agreement on Investment. Photo: Handout

China-EU investment deal: Beijing calls on France to help unfreeze debate, shelved over sanctions

  • Chinese commerce minister Wang Wentao made the request in a video call on Tuesday with French trade minister Franck Riester
  • Last week the European Parliament voted overwhelmingly to halt debate on ratification until Beijing lifted sanctions on lawmakers

Topic |   China-EU investment deal
Chinese commerce minister Wang Wentao has asked France to help restart discussions on the Comprehensive Agreement on Investment. Photo: Handout Chinese commerce minister Wang Wentao has asked France to help restart discussions on the Comprehensive Agreement on Investment. Photo: Handout
Chinese commerce minister Wang Wentao has asked France to help restart discussions on the Comprehensive Agreement on Investment. Photo: Handout
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