Visit of Karel De Gucht to China: extracts from the press conference following the EU/China Joint Committee
Karel De Gucht, Member of the EC in charge of Trade, travelled to China and held a press conference at the EU delegation in Beijing, following the EU-China Joint Committee.
The previous edition of the Joint Committee was held end of May 2012 in Brussels.
The talks focused on the preparations for the launch of negotiations for a bilateral investment agreement, market access barriers in a number of sectors, licensing and market access issues in the area of financial and telecommunication services, and ways to improve the enforcement of, and cooperation on intellectual property rights. SHOTLIST