Chinese President Xi Jinping (right) extends a hand to Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen during a signing ceremony in Beijing on Sunday. The two leaders agreed to establish a Sino-Austrian partnership to protect global trade. Photo: AFP

Can China play the globalisation card to win ‘trade war’ allies in Europe?

Beijing’s commitment to a rules-based system with the WTO at its core may be key to swaying European opinion on its spat with Washington, analysts say

Topic |   US-China trade war

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Chinese President Xi Jinping (right) extends a hand to Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen during a signing ceremony in Beijing on Sunday. The two leaders agreed to establish a Sino-Austrian partnership to protect global trade. Photo: AFP
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