EU-China relations

published: 17.11.2023

Podcast: Germany’s China Risks: Geoeconomics vs Geopolitics?

In this podcast by DGAP (German Council on Foreign Relations), Bruegel Senior Fellow Alicia García-Herrero speaks with Guntram Wolff, Director and CEO – DGAP. Together, they speak about the scale of Germany’s exposure to an increasingly aggressive China in particular, and the challenge of diversifying German supply chains to mitigate geopolitical risks, especially in critical sectors. They also touch upon the competing views of friendshoring, dependency and even the desirability of buying Russian gas.