China and the EU hope to complete an investment deal by the end of the year. Photo: Shutterstock

China’s state-owned firms remain barrier to EU investment deal

  • Two sides are due to hold a further round of talks this month as the end-of-year deadline moves closer
  • Progress had previously stalled as Beijing prioritised trade talks with US, and the Covid-19 pandemic has also slowed progress
Topic |   China-EU relations
China and the EU hope to complete an investment deal by the end of the year. Photo: Shutterstock
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