New EU-China talks on WTO

Commissioner Pascal Lamy is in Beijing to try and reach an agreement on China’s membership of the World Trade Organisation

Commissioner Pascal Lamy is again in Beijing to try and reach an agreement on China's membership of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). A round of talks in March on the same issue ended in failure.

The EU wants to negotiate a deal with Beijing, which goes further than what the US could obtain. The EU wants China to allow majority foreign ownership of telecommunications and life insurance companies.

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