EU-China relations


published: 27.04.2023

Opinion piece: EU-China Relations Have Been – and Will Remain – a Rollercoaster

In recent years, relations between the European Union and China have shifted from a focus on partnership and engagement to an emphasis on competition and systemic rivalry. Bruegel Senior Fellow Alicia García-Herrero argues that dip in the relationship has been due in large part to economic fundamentals and not just differences in values, with the downward trend likely to continue.