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EU-China investment talks might drag into next year as roadblocks remain

By Joanna Sopinska
  • 29 Apr 2020 09:49
  • 29 Apr 2020 09:49
Talks on an EU-China investment accord look likely to drag into next year after last week's latest round failed to break a deadlock over subsidy disciplines for state-owned enterprises, sustainable development and enforcement rules, MLex has learned.

Last year, both sides agreed to set 2020 as the deadline for completing bilateral negotiations

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Joanna Sopinska

Senior Correspondent

Joanna covers trade in Brussels. Formerly trade editor of EU Trade Insights, she has many years' experience reporting on trade, investment policy and foreign affairs. Before that, she spent nine years at Europolitics news agency writing on trade, agriculture policy and foreign affairs. Before moving to Brussels in 2006, Joanna worked as an analyst at the Polish Institute of International Relations (PISM) in Warsaw.

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