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The future of CAI

Untangling the politics behind the EU – China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment

By: Date: April 7, 2021 Topic: Global economy and trade

Recent sanctions and counter-sanctions between the EU and China have put the future of the Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI) in doubt. Where do the parties go from here? In this episode of the Sound of Economics, Bruegel Director Guntram Wolff is joined by Mikko Huotari, Executive Director of MERICS – Mercator Institute for China Studies, to talk about the future of the agreement, the geopolitics at play and the role of the United States.

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