Beijing had hoped its summit with Europe in September would boost relations, but it has been postponed because of the coronavirus. Photo: Bloomberg
Beijing had hoped its summit with Europe in September would boost relations, but it has been postponed because of the coronavirus. Photo: Bloomberg

China ‘needs to win over Europe’ after loss of trust and impact of US rivalry

  • European Union reluctant to pick a side in the US-China tussle, but has shown a toughening of its stance towards Beijing
  • Hopes of enhancing ties with Europe remain on hold as Beijing implements its trade deal with the US and the world battles the coronavirus

Beijing had hoped its summit with Europe in September would boost relations, but it has been postponed because of the coronavirus. Photo: Bloomberg
Beijing had hoped its summit with Europe in September would boost relations, but it has been postponed because of the coronavirus. Photo: Bloomberg
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