EU business lobby urges China to walk the talk on free trade, globalisation

A top European business lobby in China urged the country on Wednesday to "walk the talk" on free trade and globalisation, calling for an EU-China investment treaty within 12 months, as officials from both sides prepare for a summit this week.

At the summit in Brussels on Thursday and Friday, European officials will press China for progress on an investment deal to widen market access for European companies in the world's second-largest economy. Chinese President Xi Jinping has vowed greater openness in the economy,.....

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