Perspectives of trade relations between the European Union and China


  • Anetta Kuna-Marszałek University of Łódz



Over the last two decades, ties between China and the EU have developed into one of the most dynamic bilateral relationships in the global economy. The EU is China?s important trading partner and growing amounts of European investment are pouring into the booming Chinese economy. European companies believe that more open, democratic and law-abiding China will be a better partner. On the other hand, China wants to learn from the European experience and is keen to have access to the EU?s wide market. Those are reasons why both partners try to find better ways to communicate on the global stage. The goal of the article is to identify directions of future cooperation between the EU and China and to explain their aims for the relationships. The Author also gives an impression of how they see each other policy and provides an overview of what is still the main part of bilateral relations.


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How to Cite

Kuna-Marszałek, A. (2009). Perspectives of trade relations between the European Union and China. Equilibrium. Quarterly Journal of Economics and Economic Policy, 2(1), 137–145.