European Union External Action

EU-China Relations factsheet

Bruxelles, 16/07/2018 - 10:38, UNIQUE ID: 171027_16

The EU and China established formal diplomatic ties in 1975 and today EU-China relations encompass regular summit and ministerial meetings as well as over 60 sectoral dialogues. The 20th EU-China Summit on 16 July 2018 in Beijing is an opportunity to review progress in many aspects of the relationship, as well as to address international and regional challenges.

This year also marks the 15th anniversary of the adoption of the EU-China Strategic Partnership, as most recently expressed through the EU-China 2020 Strategic Agenda for Cooperation, the highest-level joint document in EU-China relations. In July 2016 the EU adopted a new Strategy on China.

Click on the image below to view the full factsheet.







Editorial Sections: