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
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

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

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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
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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