Perspectives on an EU Dialogue with China on Digitalization

Establishing a Digital dialogue between the EU and China will be essential for global recovery from the COVID-19 crisis and sustained economic growth for the next decade. EU digital strategies have steadily evolved since 2015, including the recently approved EU Recovery Plan that emphasises a digital and green recovery of the EU economy. There is now a concrete opportunity for both the EU and China to maintain a bilateral, digital dialogue to improve Sino-European relations and de-escalate ongoing tensions.

Authors: Andrea Mogni, Senior Associate & Axel Goethals, CEO, EIAS