French President Emmanuel Macron holds talks with Chinese Foreign Minister in Paris in August. Photo: Xinhua French President Emmanuel Macron holds talks with Chinese Foreign Minister in Paris in August. Photo: Xinhua
French President Emmanuel Macron holds talks with Chinese Foreign Minister in Paris in August. Photo: Xinhua

China-EU ties: all eyes on Macron as Merkel prepares to hand over policy reins

  • France will assume the EU Council presidency just as a new investment pact with Beijing is expected to come into effect
  • French president is advocate of engagement with China but says the West should not be naive about the country

Topic |   China-EU relations
French President Emmanuel Macron holds talks with Chinese Foreign Minister in Paris in August. Photo: Xinhua French President Emmanuel Macron holds talks with Chinese Foreign Minister in Paris in August. Photo: Xinhua
French President Emmanuel Macron holds talks with Chinese Foreign Minister in Paris in August. Photo: Xinhua
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