Wang Xiangwei
Wang Xiangwei
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

China Briefing by Wang Xiangwei

China-EU trade deal strengthens Beijing’s hand in power game with the US

  • Concluding the talks while its reputation is taking a battering in the West, and before President-elect Biden takes office, is a clear diplomatic win for China
  • Beijing’s membership in trade blocs such as the RCEP, which excludes Washington, also puts it in a position to exert economic influence in Asia

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