EU tariff move illustrates everyday reality of Chinese relationship

There are plenty of positive noises coming out of the high level EU-China summit in Beijing but, elsewhere, the reality of the horse-trading when it comes to globalised trade continued.

14th February, 2012

On the face of it, there are plenty of positive noises coming out of the high level EU-China summit in Beijing today about the relationship between the two but, elsewhere, the reality of the horse-trading when it comes to globalised trade continued.

Back in Brussels the EU threatened to raise tariffs on warehouse trucks from China, saying current levies as high as 46.7 per cent may offer inadequate protection for EU producers.

The EU began a...

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