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Divides on trade and Ukraine in focus as EU and China's leaders meet in Beijing

Dec 07, 2023 View Original Article
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    10% Center

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    40% ReliableFair

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    10% Center

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

72% : Ms von der Leyen, as commission president, heads the day-to-day business of the EU, while Mr Michel chairs the summits of EU leaders.
59% : China exported 458.5 billion dollars (£364.8 billion) worth of goods to the EU in the first 11 months of this year and imported 257.8 billion dollars (£205.1 billion), according to Chinese customs data released on Thursday.
57% : Mr Wang also took aim at possible EU restrictions on technology exports to China.
57% : The EU is looking for better market access for a range of products including cosmetics, infant formula, wine and other alcoholic beverages.
56% : Ms von der Leyen said the EU and China have global responsibilities as major powers and a shared interest in peace and security.
50% : "I'm afraid it's unreasonable if the EU imposes strict restrictions on the export of high-tech products to China while expecting a significant increase in exports to China," he said.
45% : The EU is calling on China to use its influence with Russia to end the invasion, ensure that exports from or via China are not aiding Russia's war effort and support Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky's peace formula.
43% : A top European Union official has told Chinese leader Xi Jinping that China and the EU must address both the imbalances in their trading relationship and Russian aggression against Ukraine.
43% : "Mr Xi said that China and the EU should handle their differences through dialogue, and pushed back against what his government sees as a shift in European policy on China towards a more strident and competitive approach.
39% : Mr Xi said China and the EU should promote political settlements of international hot-spot issues, according to CCTV, which did not include any specific mention of the wars in Ukraine or Gaza.
37% : China has angered the EU by taking a neutral stance in what most European countries see as a Russian war of aggression against Ukraine.
36% : The EU has angered China by launching an investigation into the latter's subsidies for electric vehicles to determine whether they give manufacturers in China an unfair competitive advantage in European markets.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. Bias scores are on a scale of -100% to 100% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative, and 0% being neutral. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization.

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