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Juncker slams EU-China deal as ‘cheap’ on labor standards

Former European Commission president says China must sign and ratify workers’ rights conventions

Former EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Monday slammed the EU-China investment agreement as being too weak on labor standards, describing Chinese…

  • Hans von der Burchard
  • Politico

The long-delayed investment pact was agreed between Brussels and Beijing in December but faced immediate criticism from European lawmakers and others for not including binding…

MEPs have threatened not to ratify the deal over Beijing’s human rights abuses.

“I spent a…

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