EU-China investment deal faces backlash in European Parliament

EU-China investment deal faces backlash in European Parliament

Finbarr Bermingham, South China Morning Post – 24 February 2021

MEPs have criticised the investment deal between Brussels and Beijing, saying that the parliament has ignored concerns over human rights issues and also bypassed the Biden administration’s calls for tougher engagement with China. The EU’s top negotiator defended the deal and says that the EU relies on this vital trading bloc between China and the opportunities its economic success can bring.

Read the full article in SCMP detailing this rift here.

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