EU-China relations

Tariffs on Chinese solar panels: another EU members’ bicker

A new dispute among EU members has arisen. This time is not an austerian versus keynesian brawl but a shall-we-punish-Chinese-dumping one. Next week the Commission will decide whether to impose big tariffs to the $27 billion worth of solar panels that China sells to Europe each year. In this battle over how to respond to Beijing trade practices, will domestic interests prevail?


Europe’s Chinese affair

From presseurop.eu | Debt-burdened Europe has stretched its diplomatic links to China authorities a never before. Whether the EU wants to tap its rich-in-cash economy or improve trade relations, Beijing seems to hold the strongest cards.