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

Hard to progress unless China moves forward with so-called "negative list" of sectors: EU Officials

Eu-china Investment

Reuters  |  Beijing 

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, and Chinese officials say they are determined to ...

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First Published: Wed, May 31 2017. 17:10 IST