Beijing and Brussels are negotiating on a landmark investment deal, but progress has been slow. Photo: ReutersBeijing and Brussels are negotiating on a landmark investment deal, but progress has been slow. Photo: Reuters
Beijing and Brussels are negotiating on a landmark investment deal, but progress has been slow. Photo: Reuters

China, EU hold ‘candid’ talks on economic and trade ties, including post-pandemic recovery

  • While Beijing was upbeat about meeting, Brussels focused on market access and reciprocity – sticking points in their investment deal negotiations
  • Separately, Foreign Minister Wang Yi told his French counterpart that China and the EU should be the world’s ‘stabilisers’ and oppose ‘unilateral bullies’

Topic |   China-EU relations
Beijing and Brussels are negotiating on a landmark investment deal, but progress has been slow. Photo: ReutersBeijing and Brussels are negotiating on a landmark investment deal, but progress has been slow. Photo: Reuters
Beijing and Brussels are negotiating on a landmark investment deal, but progress has been slow. Photo: Reuters
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