European Commission President  Ursula von der Leyen told the World Economic Forum about the EU’s Net-Zero Industry Act. on Tuesday. Photo: dpa
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen told the World Economic Forum about the EU’s Net-Zero Industry Act. on Tuesday. Photo: dpa

At Davos, EU leader stresses ‘de-risking rather than decoupling’ from China

  • European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen underscores divergence from US position while discussing EU climate-related Net-Zero Industry Act
  • Acknowledging Europe’s ‘98 per cent’ dependence on China for minerals critical to clean energy, she tells World Economic Forum EU must ‘work and trade with China’

European Commission President  Ursula von der Leyen told the World Economic Forum about the EU’s Net-Zero Industry Act. on Tuesday. Photo: dpa
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen told the World Economic Forum about the EU’s Net-Zero Industry Act. on Tuesday. Photo: dpa
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