Answer – EU-China investment relations – E-001860/2016
The joint working group on investment was set up in the aftermath of the High Level Economic and Trade Dialogue of 28 September 2015. It is comprised of representatives from the European Commission, the European Investment Bank Group, and from the Chinese side the Silk Road Fund and the National Development and Reform Commission. The working group met three times so far and work is expected to advance in view of the next EU-China summit.
The process is not related to the issue of the expiry of certain provisions of the protocol of accession of China to the World Trade Organisation.