Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to expedite talks aimed at concluding an investment treaty this year during a virtual summit with European Union leaders. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to expedite talks aimed at concluding an investment treaty this year during a virtual summit with European Union leaders. Photo: Xinhua
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China pledges expanded trade with EU but stops short on market access concessions

  • Virtual summit between Chinese President Xi Jinping and leaders of European trading bloc leaves much work still to do
  • Focus on investment treaty derailed by exchange on human rights record including Hong Kong and Xinjiang

Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to expedite talks aimed at concluding an investment treaty this year during a virtual summit with European Union leaders. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to expedite talks aimed at concluding an investment treaty this year during a virtual summit with European Union leaders. Photo: Xinhua
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