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EU ministers fret over Chinese steel 'dumping'

The EU needs to tighten up its anti-dumping rules to protect its steel industry from cheaper Chinese imports. That’s according to some EU trade

The EU needs to tighten up its anti-dumping rules to protect its steel industry from cheaper Chinese imports. That’s according to some EU trade

Europe

China slowdown could scupper eurozone recovery: EU

The slowdown in emerging economies such as China could derail the eurozone’s fragile recovery, the European Commission said on Thursday. The single

The slowdown in emerging economies such as China could derail the eurozone’s fragile recovery, the European Commission said on Thursday. The single

Europe

How strong are EU-China ties?

This week on U Talk, Cheng of Brussels asks: “As China and the EU are celebrating 40 years of diplomatic ties, both sides say they want to deepen

This week on U Talk, Cheng of Brussels asks: “As China and the EU are celebrating 40 years of diplomatic ties, both sides say they want to deepen

Business

Japan's 'third arrow' and a wine fuelled trade war

Japan’s prime minister has outlined his latest reforms plan. He wants to encourage foreign investment and simplify laws in an attempt to kick-start

Japan’s prime minister has outlined his latest reforms plan. He wants to encourage foreign investment and simplify laws in an attempt to kick-start

Europe

Europe Weekly: Latvia joins single currency

Latvia’s economy is growing again after painful austerity reforms. Next year, the country will join the single currency after the European

Latvia’s economy is growing again after painful austerity reforms. Next year, the country will join the single currency after the European

Business

Storm in a wine glass

France has said it will defend its producers in the face of threats from China to target European wine imports in an anti-dumping and anti-subsidy

France has said it will defend its producers in the face of threats from China to target European wine imports in an anti-dumping and anti-subsidy

Business

How to protect your IPR in China

One of the biggest challenges for European small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) is preserving their intellectual property. i.e. their products

One of the biggest challenges for European small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) is preserving their intellectual property. i.e. their products

Business

The Great Call of China

What are the keys to success for a European SME opening up a business in China? Who do you turn to for help if you want to set up a business in

What are the keys to success for a European SME opening up a business in China? Who do you turn to for help if you want to set up a business in

Europe

China rising: Will new leadership bring about change?

As China’s Communist Party Congress approaches and with it an expected change of leadership, China-watchers are considering what policies may stand

As China’s Communist Party Congress approaches and with it an expected change of leadership, China-watchers are considering what policies may stand

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EU-China : agreeing to disagree

It was all smiles as Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao rolled in to Brussels on Thursday to meet his EU counterparts. Despite those pleasantries, finding

It was all smiles as Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao rolled in to Brussels on Thursday to meet his EU counterparts. Despite those pleasantries, finding

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China-EU summit: Wen wants arms embargo lifted

The European Union’s arms embargo against Beijing is still a major bone of contention for Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao. At an annual summit with

The European Union’s arms embargo against Beijing is still a major bone of contention for Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao. At an annual summit with

Business

EU and China's vital trade partnership

The background to the Brussels summit between EU and Chinese leaders is Europe’s increasing focus on Asia – and particularly China – as a destination

The background to the Brussels summit between EU and Chinese leaders is Europe’s increasing focus on Asia – and particularly China – as a destination

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Chinese leader calls for EU arms embargo to be overturned

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has hit out at the continuing European arms embargo at the opening of the annual EU-China summit in Brussels. Wen said

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has hit out at the continuing European arms embargo at the opening of the annual EU-China summit in Brussels. Wen said

Europe

Trade tops EU-China summit

European and Chinese leaders are in Brussels for the 15th EU-China summit. Traditionally, trade, the economy and the environment have topped the

European and Chinese leaders are in Brussels for the 15th EU-China summit. Traditionally, trade, the economy and the environment have topped the

Culture

Building EU-China bridges

Europeans and Chinese know very little about each other’s lives. During a recent China-EU forum the European Commission said it wanted to connect the

Europeans and Chinese know very little about each other’s lives. During a recent China-EU forum the European Commission said it wanted to connect the

Culture

Erasmus reaches out to China

Erasmus reaches out to China   Jean Carlos Pelicano is President of the Erasmus Mundus Students and Alumni Association (EMA), an organisation that

Erasmus reaches out to China   Jean Carlos Pelicano is President of the Erasmus Mundus Students and Alumni Association (EMA), an organisation that

Culture

Dialogue is the only way forward

Cathérine Vuylsteke is the Foreign News editor of the Belgian newspaper ‘De Morgen’. She is an expert on China issues. While she agrees on the need

Cathérine Vuylsteke is the Foreign News editor of the Belgian newspaper ‘De Morgen’. She is an expert on China issues. While she agrees on the need

Culture

China calling

The mysticism of the Far East has long enchanted Westerners – and one young Belgian is no exception. Though he admits China is not without its

The mysticism of the Far East has long enchanted Westerners – and one young Belgian is no exception. Though he admits China is not without its

Business

China under pressure over raw material exports

The EU, US and Japan have asked the World Trade Organisation to rule on a dispute with China over Beijing’s restrictions on exports of raw

The EU, US and Japan have asked the World Trade Organisation to rule on a dispute with China over Beijing’s restrictions on exports of raw

Business

China's eurozone vote of confidence

The governor of China’s central bank has said it will continue to buy eurozone government bonds and he remains confident in the euro. But speaking

The governor of China’s central bank has said it will continue to buy eurozone government bonds and he remains confident in the euro. But speaking

Europe

Close-up: Debt crisis and airline tax to top EU-China summit

Europe’s decision to place a carbon charge on all incoming flights will be just one of a number of tricky issues dominating this week’s EU-China

Europe’s decision to place a carbon charge on all incoming flights will be just one of a number of tricky issues dominating this week’s EU-China

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China bans airlines from joining EU carbon scheme

China has banned all airlines in the country from complying with an EU scheme that charges for carbon emissions from flights into and out of Europe

China has banned all airlines in the country from complying with an EU scheme that charges for carbon emissions from flights into and out of Europe

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China calls for talks on EU airline tax

China has said it is deeply concerned and opposed to the European Union’s airline tax, and has called for talks to resolve the issue. The statement

China has said it is deeply concerned and opposed to the European Union’s airline tax, and has called for talks to resolve the issue. The statement

Business

China cools on direct euro bail out

China has given its strongest indication yet that it will not bail the euro zone out of the debt crisis. The country’s vice foreign minister Fu

China has given its strongest indication yet that it will not bail the euro zone out of the debt crisis. The country’s vice foreign minister Fu

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China's Hu says Europe can save its own economy

China’s President says he is confident Europe can overcome its economic problems. But speaking during a visit to Austria, Hu Jintao made no offer

China’s President says he is confident Europe can overcome its economic problems. But speaking during a visit to Austria, Hu Jintao made no offer

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EU delegation seeks to pressure China on monetary policy

EU leaders have been putting pressure on China to lower the value of the yuan at a summit meeting in Nanjing. EC President Manuel Barroso headed

EU leaders have been putting pressure on China to lower the value of the yuan at a summit meeting in Nanjing. EC President Manuel Barroso headed

Europe

EU, China trade respect

The Czech EU Presidency has said dialogue with China will include extremely important human rights concerns. However, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao

The Czech EU Presidency has said dialogue with China will include extremely important human rights concerns. However, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao

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EU-China summit seeks 'a new global order'

Building a new world order and saving the planet are the modest aims as Europe and China prepare for a one-day summit today. Relations between the

Building a new world order and saving the planet are the modest aims as Europe and China prepare for a one-day summit today. Relations between the

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China and EU go to Prague summit

China and the European Union are gearing up for a summit delayed since last December. The EU says it is aimed at creating a new global order

China and the European Union are gearing up for a summit delayed since last December. The EU says it is aimed at creating a new global order

Europe

EU-China retry summit

The European Union and China will try to reestablish firm relations at a summit this Wednesday — being held in place of one which Beijing cancelled

The European Union and China will try to reestablish firm relations at a summit this Wednesday — being held in place of one which Beijing cancelled