EU trade chief Phil Hogan at a Washington event on Thursday. Photo: Bloomberg

EU trade commissioner Phil Hogan criticises US-China phase one trade deal, claims it is unlikely to boost competitiveness or jobs

  • EU worries that Chinese companies would be forced to buy more goods and services from US companies than European ones, under pact signed by China and US
  • Top EU trade official’s reaction to pact reflects its overall cautious reception from European officials and businesses
Topic |   US-China trade war

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EU trade chief Phil Hogan at a Washington event on Thursday. Photo: Bloomberg
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