German Chancellor Angela Merkel is set to step down next year. Photo: Reuters German Chancellor Angela Merkel is set to step down next year. Photo: Reuters
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is set to step down next year. Photo: Reuters

Merkel’s pending departure adds uncertainty to China’s European relations, observers say

  • The question is whether German chancellor’s successor will continue to cooperate with Beijing or favour closer ties with Washington, Chinese researcher says
  • China has increased its engagement with Europe in recent months as its relationship with the United States has nosedived

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is set to step down next year. Photo: Reuters German Chancellor Angela Merkel is set to step down next year. Photo: Reuters
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is set to step down next year. Photo: Reuters
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