Tag: #CAI

As the Merkel Era Comes to a Close, Germany Reconsiders its China Policy

The long 'reign' of German Chancellor Angela Merkel will finally end in September. Along with her succession, a political shift for the European powerhouse is most certainly underway.  Looking back at 16 years under...

Back to the Good Old Days? – China’s Run of Diplomatic Victories in Europe

The upcoming 17+1 on-line summit to be held on February 9 is another example - after concluding RCEP and EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI) - of China’s return from its downward diplomatic spiral in 2020 to...

Voice for CHOICE Podcast: Surveying Sino-Baltic Relations with Una Aleksandra Bērziņa-Čerenkova

As the 17+1 virtual summit approaches, Voice for CHOICE analyzes the role of the Baltic nations and their role in the EU-China dialogue, the role that remains for Russia in influencing the region's actions on this front, and the strong Transatlantic links that undergird the nation's security and often its policy stances.

The Rough “Strategic Relationship” Between Poland and China

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and China's abrasive diplomacy in its aftermath, coupled with a growing Sino-American rivalry, have only deepened the pre-existing distrust between Poland and China. While Chinese authorities continue...

EU Should not Rush Investment Deal with China

Before the end of the year, European countries have to decide on an investment agreement with China. A tentative document was rushed through a meeting of ambassadors in Brussels on Friday (18 December). A top-level leaders' discussion...