European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, European Council President Charles Michel, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and Chinese President Xi Jinping are seen on a screen during a video conference to approve an investment pact between China and the European Union on December 30 in Brussels. Photo: AFP / Dursun Aydemir / Anadolu Agency
Representatives of the incoming Biden Administration tried and failed to stop the European Union from signing an investment treaty with China this week. After seven years of often-stalled negotiations, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron pushed for a final agreement on the Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI) before the new US Administration […]