“The way in which China handles this conflict will have bearing on the future overall of the EU-China relationship,” Reinhard Butikofer, head of the European Parliament’s delegation for relations with China, told reporters ahead of the summit.
My opinion the west needs very little pretext to stop most trade with China over time. We will take our business onto ourselves to our advantage. Manufacturing labor costs in many industries is a non issue with automation. The labor input that is necessary is now gaining as an expense in China as well.