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A G20 summit was held in Pittsburgh on 24-5 September 2009. Hosted by President Obama, there was quite a turnout. Leaders in attendance were: States Argentina Cristina Fernández de Kirchner President Australia Kevin Rudd Prime Minister Brazil Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva President Canada Stephen Harper Prime Minister China Hu Jintao President France Nicolas Sarkozy… » read more

Posted by Stanley Crossick

This is a good time to review the state of the EU-China relationship, after the postponed summit which took place in Prague on 20 May and the High Level Economic & Trade dialogue which met in Brussels on 7-8 May (see post of 14 May). The official reports and communiqués, following both meetings, are full… » read more

Posted by Stanley Crossick

The following will shortly be published in the College of Europe’s new e-journal, EU-China Observer: Now that the dust has settled, the results of the much heralded G20 summit in London on 2 April can be reviewed. There is consensus that there are grave, linked economic and financial crises. There is no consensus on their… » read more

Posted by Stanley Crossick