Movement between politicians and parties to take the position of German chancellor after the departure of Angela Merkel this year spells change for the China-Germany relationship, given a shift in attitudes among voters and concern in Europe over forced labour in Xinjiang. Photo: DPA Movement between politicians and parties to take the position of German chancellor after the departure of Angela Merkel this year spells change for the China-Germany relationship, given a shift in attitudes among voters and concern in Europe over forced labour in Xinjiang. Photo: DPA
Movement between politicians and parties to take the position of German chancellor after the departure of Angela Merkel this year spells change for the China-Germany relationship, given a shift in attitudes among voters and concern in Europe over forced labour in Xinjiang. Photo: DPA
Germany

Clues to China’s ties with Germany after Merkel hint at a relationship in flux over trade, rights

  • Under pressure from business, rights groups, voters and Washington, German political leaders must carve a new China policy on the go
  • Some officials and business figures believe it’s possible to keep up trade ties with China, even if there is a post-election change in mood

Topic |   Germany
Movement between politicians and parties to take the position of German chancellor after the departure of Angela Merkel this year spells change for the China-Germany relationship, given a shift in attitudes among voters and concern in Europe over forced labour in Xinjiang. Photo: DPA Movement between politicians and parties to take the position of German chancellor after the departure of Angela Merkel this year spells change for the China-Germany relationship, given a shift in attitudes among voters and concern in Europe over forced labour in Xinjiang. Photo: DPA
Movement between politicians and parties to take the position of German chancellor after the departure of Angela Merkel this year spells change for the China-Germany relationship, given a shift in attitudes among voters and concern in Europe over forced labour in Xinjiang. Photo: DPA
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