It is a European that voices the warning shortly before Christmas. However, the sender is Beijing, which is why it can certainly also be understood as a message. Joerg Wuttke, President of the EU Chamber of Commerce in China, has excellent connections to the Chinese government. It is very much in China’s interest to push ahead with the investment agreement during the German presidency, Wuttke tells China.Table. Especially because on the other side of the negotiating table, the German presidency, headed by Angela Merkel, is currently calling the shots. With her, Beijing has “a very trustworthy counterpart in Europe, the Chinese side knows exactly where it stands and it has 15 years of experience in working with her”.
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