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Rapprochement at trade dialogue

As EU Director-General for Trade Sabine Weyand quite fittingly summarized yesterday: “Many problems have accumulated since the last high-level trade dialogue in 2020,” she wrote on Twitter after the first trade talks between Brussels and Beijing in just over two years. The shelved CAI investment agreement and the trade embargo against EU member Lithuania are just two of those problems – the list of agenda items for the 9th meeting of the so-called EU-China High-Level Economic and Trade Dialogue (HED for short) was long.

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