European Union members are expected to raise China’s “unfair trade practices” at a summit in Brussels on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters

Spain’s top envoy to China says New Silk Road won’t solve ‘substantial’ trade gap

  • Spanish ambassador Rafael Dezcallar de Mazarredo calls on Beijing to open its market and level the playing field, ahead of EU-China summit in Brussels
  • He also urges China to take more responsibility by reviewing its trade practices
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European Union members are expected to raise China’s “unfair trade practices” at a summit in Brussels on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
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Greece’s ancient civilisation was once a lure for China’s leaders. Now it could prove their nemesis

  • China’s grand plans for the port of Piraeus near Athens are running into difficulties, partly because of the heritage that attracted Beijing in the first place
  • The Greek Central Archaeological Council unanimously turned down an expansion plan
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