EU-China relations

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published: 10.10.2023

Bruegel First Glance: How might China hit back over the EU’s electric vehicle anti-subsidy investigation?

Alicia Garcia Herrero

Bruegel Senior Fellow Alicia García-Herrero discusses Ursula von der Leyen’s announcement in her State of the Union address that the European Union would undertake an anti-subsidy probe against the Chinese electric vehicle (EV) sector. In her piece, she discusses what possible reactions that may come from China, and why it will be difficult for them to have the European Commission withdraw the case.


About authors

Alicia Garcia Herrero

Chief Economist for Asia Pacific at Natixis, Senior Fellow at Bruegel, Non-resident Senior Follow at the East Asian Institute, Adjunct Professor at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Economist specialized in monetary and financial issues in emerging markets, banking crises and resolution strategies, financial development