YCW’s Insa Ewert discusses Europe’s divisions and common positions towards an increasingly assertive China. Her analysis covers EU investment screening mechanisms, approaches to 5G networks and shifting public perceptions of China.
Merkel’s coalition talks have steered clear of the topic of Chinese investment in Germany, where a consensus is emerging that investment screening instruments need to be reinforced. But, Insa Ewert writes, EU member states remain fractured on this issue, weakening Europe’s overall approach to regulation of Chinese investment.
In a new series from YCW, we surveyed three of our global chapters for their views on the evolving Sino-Russian relationship—and what may have been left out of recent amicable statements from Beijing and Moscow.
YCW’s Insa Ewert and Jan Philipp Pöter call on Beijing and Berlin to take on leadership roles and champion inclusive multilateralism at the G20 summit in Hamburg from 7-8 July.
As Chinese Premier Li Keqiang visits Europe this week, YCW’s Insa Ewert and Jan Philipp Pöter reflect on the cooling U.S.-EU relationship and see opportunity for China and the EU to take steps towards an ever-closer relationship.