German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives in Beijing on Thursday for talks with political and business leaders. Photo: Reuters German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives in Beijing on Thursday for talks with political and business leaders. Photo: Reuters
German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives in Beijing on Thursday for talks with political and business leaders. Photo: Reuters
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel expected to use China visit to push EU trade deal

  • Two sides likely to seek progress on trade and investment during three-day trip, but sensitive issues may be a stumbling block
  • Beijing may test Berlin’s commitment to strict investment screening rules

Topic |   European Union
German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives in Beijing on Thursday for talks with political and business leaders. Photo: Reuters German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives in Beijing on Thursday for talks with political and business leaders. Photo: Reuters
German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives in Beijing on Thursday for talks with political and business leaders. Photo: Reuters
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