The EU-China Investment Deal and the Two Sides of the Atlantic

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In December 2020, leaders from Brussels and Beijing reached terms on a new EU–China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI) which has since become a focal point of discussion amongst many commentators and analysts. The European Commission boasted that this “will be the most ambitious agreement that China has ever concluded with a third country,” however, not everyone views the…