China to Strike Trade Deal with EU

China and the European Union are racing to reach an agreement in the final days of the year, however political scrutiny over China’s record on forced labor has only just begun.

China and the European Union are racing to reach an agreement in the final days of the year, however political scrutiny over China’s record on forced labor has only just begun.

Negotiators from Brussels and Beijing have made a breakthrough on access to each other’s markets and Valdis Dombrovskis, the European Union’s trade chief,  will attempt to seal the deal with Liu He, his Chinese counterpart.

The EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment offers protection to companies from the European Union that plan to offshore production to China.

This agreement will make it easier for EU investors to buy Chinese companies, and vice-versa.


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