Asia House Corporate Members were briefed on the current state of EU-China relations today (17 Feb) during a discussion with the EU Ambassador to China, Nicolas Chapuis.
Speaking from Beijing, Ambassador Chapuis covered a range of issues shaping the EU’s relationship with China across areas of cooperation, competition and rivalry. In a lively briefing, the Ambassador shared his thoughts on current and upcoming developments in China, and outlined the EU’s strategy for engaging with Beijing.
The Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI) between the EU and China was also discussed during the off-the-record briefing.
Ambassador Chapuis took an array of questions from Corporate Members joining the dialogue from around the world. He was asked for his thoughts on the trajectory of EU-China relations, the ongoing tensions between China and the US, and Beijing’s trade ambitions within Asia. Chinese investment in the EU, the international business environment in China, and the country’s approach to COVID-19 were also discussed.
Chaired by Asia House Chief Executive Michael Lawrence, the briefing provided Corporate Members with unique insights into one of the world’s key economic relationships.
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