A planned EU-China investment deal has stalled amid a row over sanctions. Photo: AFP
A planned EU-China investment deal has stalled amid a row over sanctions. Photo: AFP

exclusive | China-EU annual summit ‘pushed back until next year’ as trade and human rights disputes fester

  • Sources say tit-for-tat sanctions over Xinjiang and the ‘death’ of an investment deal mean there is little room for the two sides to make progress in key areas
  • The European side is also concerned that President Xi Jinping will not take part and Premier Li Keqiang will host the event instead

Topic |   China-EU relations
A planned EU-China investment deal has stalled amid a row over sanctions. Photo: AFP
A planned EU-China investment deal has stalled amid a row over sanctions. Photo: AFP
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