Brüssel: 27.6.2017 – EU-China cooperation in an age of uncertainty

Join us, a member of Friends of Europe, for the annual EU-China Forum
“EU-China cooperation in an age of uncertainty
on Tuesday 27 June in Brussels. The EU-China Forum, a joint initiative of Friends of Europe and the Chinese Mission to the EU, will provide a unique opportunity to debate ways of upgrading EU-China cooperation. UNDER DISCUSSION / From the Brexit referendum to the arrival of US President Donald Trump and elections in three major EU countries, rapid geopolitical changes are having an important impact on both Europe and China. EU-China relations have acquired a new resilience as the two sides broaden their dialogue to discuss global and regional hotspots, voice their support for pro-climate policies and the multilateral system and work together on connectivity projects. But issues like trade and investment access and global steel oversupply continue to cast a shadow over ties. – Since they share many concerns as regards the policies of the new US Administration, can China and the EU work together on issues like climate change, world

The EU-China Forum, a joint initiative of Friends of Europe and the Chinese Mission to the EU, will provide a unique opportunity to debate ways of upgrading EU-China cooperation. UNDER DISCUSSION / From the Brexit referendum to the arrival of US President Donald Trump and elections in three major EU countries, rapid geopolitical changes are having an important impact on both Europe and China. EU-China relations have acquired a new resilience as the two sides broaden their dialogue to discuss global and regional hotspots, voice their support for pro-climate policies and the multilateral system and work together on connectivity projects. But issues like trade and investment access and global steel oversupply continue to cast a shadow over ties. – Since they share many concerns as regards the policies of the new US Administration, can China and the EU work together on issues like climate change, world

“EU-China cooperation in an age of uncertainty” on Tuesday 27 June in Brussels. The EU-China Forum, a joint initiative of Friends of Europe and the Chinese Mission to the EU, will provide a unique opportunity to debate ways of upgrading EU-China cooperation. UNDER DISCUSSION / From the Brexit referendum to the arrival of US President Donald Trump and elections in three major EU countries, rapid geopolitical changes are having an important impact on both Europe and China. EU-China relations have acquired a new resilience as the two sides broaden their dialogue to discuss global and regional hotspots, voice their support for pro-climate policies and the multilateral system and work together on connectivity projects. But issues like trade and investment access and global steel oversupply continue to cast a shadow over ties. – Since they share many concerns as regards the policies of the new US Administration, can China and the EU work together on issues like climate change, world

UNDER DISCUSSION / From the Brexit referendum to the arrival of US President Donald Trump and elections in three major EU countries, rapid geopolitical changes are having an important impact on both Europe and China. EU-China relations have acquired a new resilience as the two sides broaden their dialogue to discuss global and regional hotspots, voice their support for pro-climate policies and the multilateral system and work together on connectivity projects. But issues like trade and investment access and global steel oversupply continue to cast a shadow over ties. – Since they share many concerns as regards the policies of the new US Administration, can China and the EU work together on issues like climate change, world trade and global security? – With America now out of the TPP, will China become the rallying point for Asia-wide regional trade liberalisation? – How close are the EU and China to concluding a Bilateral Investment Treaty and will such a deal ease European concerns about the rise in Chinese investments in Europe? – What are the implications of the Belt and Road for China’s geopolitical role?

Programme

SPEAKERS INCLUDE :Cecilia Malmström, EU Commissioner for Trade Chi Fulin, President of the China Institute for Reform and Development (CIRD)

Andrejs Pildegovics, State Secretary for Foreign Affairs of Latvia

Zhao Jinping, Director-General for Foreign Economic Relations at the Development Research Centre of the State Council (DRC)

Eric Fish, Author of “China’s Millennials: The Want Generation”

Shi Yulong, Director of the Institute of Spatial Planning & Regional Economy at the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and a renowned expert on China’s Belt and Road initiative

Cao Yuanzheng, Chairman of BOCI Research and former Chief Economist of the Bank of China

Participation restricted to our members, please contact us on: office@wirtschaftsclubrussland.org

 

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