An investment deal between China and the European Union still needs approval from the European Parliament. Photo: Shutterstock An investment deal between China and the European Union still needs approval from the European Parliament. Photo: Shutterstock
An investment deal between China and the European Union still needs approval from the European Parliament. Photo: Shutterstock
European Union

China sees leverage as Portugal takes presidency of European Council

  • Beijing is keen to get its investment pact with Brussels ratified and has urged Lisbon to help speed up the process
  • Analyst says Portugal’s clout in Europe might be limited but the country is seen as China-friendly

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An investment deal between China and the European Union still needs approval from the European Parliament. Photo: Shutterstock An investment deal between China and the European Union still needs approval from the European Parliament. Photo: Shutterstock
An investment deal between China and the European Union still needs approval from the European Parliament. Photo: Shutterstock
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