According to leading EU officials, the new comprehensive investment agreement between Europe and China is a wonderful panacea for key measures, including better market access for European companies in China and a commitment to implement the Paris Agreement.
And they say, “China is committed to implementing it effectively [International Labor Organization] Conventions it has ratified and work towards the ratification of the fundamental ILO Conventions, including forced labor. “
Nobody believes that for a second.
European officials have rushed to cement the trade deal before the end of 2020 and before Joe Biden takes office. In doing so, they deliberately …