Reuters exclusively reported that a summit planned for the end of March in Beijing between China and the European Union is set to be postponed due to coronavirus, in a blow for the bloc’s efforts to pressure the Chinese over free trade. While the coronavirus pandemic has passed its peak in China, a series of preparatory meetings in Beijing and visits to Brussels by senior Chinese officials, including top trade negotiator Vice Premier Liu He, have all been canceled in recent weeks due to the health crisis.
Reuters exclusively reports China-EU summit to be postponed due to coronavirus
12 March 2020, 12:00 am. 1 minute
Type: Reuters Best
Regions: Europe / Middle East / Africa
Win Types: Exclusivity
Story Types: Exclusive / Scoop