Angela Merkel said she would step down as leader of her conservative party in December and would not seek re-election when her fourth term as chancellor ends in 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE

Angela Merkel’s exit may mean a policy shift for China in Europe

  • Analysts say German chancellor’s departure will bring new uncertainties to an already inward-looking European Union
  • Beijing may have to take a broader approach in the region as the political landscape changes
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Angela Merkel said she would step down as leader of her conservative party in December and would not seek re-election when her fourth term as chancellor ends in 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE
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