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Asia Europe Journal

, Volume 4, Issue 4, pp 545–553 | Cite as

EU-China relations–an assessment by the communications of the European union

  • Olaf GrieseEmail author
Original Paper

Abstract

This paper is an analysis of the EU policy towards the Peoples’ Republic of China (China); focusing only on various aspects of the Communications of the Commission. The focus will be on three aspects of the relation: politics, economics and cooperation. We will start with a general historical overview of the EU-China relationship, taking the three above mentioned aspects into account. Then we will have a look at the current EU-China policy and the policy of China towards the EU. A further section will analyse the various policy papers of the European Commission with a more in-depth examination of the time references within those policy papers, the overall structure of those papers and the official reasons for their publication.

Keywords

Foreign Direct Investment Policy Paper Large Trading Partner Mature Partnership Comprehensive Partnership 
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© Springer-Verlag 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Center of International Studies and Research, Sciences-PoParisFrance
  2. 2.Sino-French Research CenterTsinghua UniversityBeijingPeople’s Republic of China

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