In the context of the proposal to establish an EU investment screening framework and the ongoing negotiations of the EU-China investment agreement, ECIPE and VDMA would like to discuss the threats and opportunities of Chinese investments in European technology and European investments in China.
“Our cooperation simply makes sense. Together we account for around a third of the global economy. Europe is China’s largest trading partner and China is Europe’s second largest trading partner. The trade in goods between us is worth over EUR 1.5 billion every single day.”
The speech by President Juncker is available (in French).
The EU Chief Negotiator for investment protection, Maria Martin-Prat, met today with the new Japanese Chief Negotiator, the Deputy Assistant Minister, Teiji Hayashi, from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, following discussions at technical level, to continue negotiations on investment protection standards and dispute resolution