The Heat: China-Europe Relations

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After Wang Yi’s recent visit to Europe, what is the state of the China-European relationship? 

Senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi visited Europe this month and sought to build a stronger relationship with the European Union, its largest trading partner. 

He met with German Chancellor Scholz, and he promised the leaders of Germany and France that Beijing wants to “fully restart exchanges” with the EU. But, amid increasing tensions between Europe and China in recent years, where do things stand now between the major powers. 

Joining the discussion: 

  • Victor Gao is Chair Professor at Soochow University. 
  • Klaus Larres is a visiting scholar for European Studies at Harvard University. 
  • Yan Liang is the Endowed Chair of Economics at Willamette University.
  • Klisman Murati is founder of Pareto Economics.