17 February 2020

China, EU agree to settle wine trade row, paper says

China and the European Union have agreed to settle their dispute over wine trade, which has resulted in the imposition of anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariffs on imports, Beijing Times reported Monday. After six rounds of negotiations, the China Alcoholic Drinks Association and the European Union’s wine association have signed a memorandum of understanding to deepen cooperation on technology assistance, market expansion and talent training, the report said. Commerce Minister Gao Hucheng was quoted as saying that 2014 will be the start of a 10-year strategic partnership between China and Europe.

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