BIT not related to phase one trade deal (Global Times)

The China-EU bilateral investment treaty (BIT) negotiations and the China-US phase one trade deal are unrelated. Drawing connections between the two is nonsensical. The Europeans will not adopt a hard-line stance against China simply because China and the US have inked a trade deal. Despite this, it is true that a tougher attitude toward China has become a trend for the EU.

https://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1177476.shtml

By He Zhigao

Drawing connections between BIT, phase one trade deal makes no sense (Global Times)

It makes no sense to draw connections between the China-EU bilateral investment treaty (BIT) negotiations and the China-US phase one trade deal.

https://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1177364.shtml

By He Zhigao