German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaking at a press conference during a meeting of European Union leaders in Brussels last month. The EU has found itself in the middle of an increasingly bitter trade dispute between the US and China. Photo: AFP 

As China reaches out for help in trade war, European Union finds itself caught in the crossfire

China seeks the support of the EU, which shares both Beijing’s concerns about protectionism and Washington’s objections to Chinese business  practices

Topic |   US-China trade war

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaking at a press conference during a meeting of European Union leaders in Brussels last month. The EU has found itself in the middle of an increasingly bitter trade dispute between the US and China. Photo: AFP 
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