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China Policy Institute: Analysis: commentary by Tim Reilly and Kun-Chin Lin

The Russian variable in post-Brexit UK foreign relations with China, the US and EU

One of the most important questions for UK-China relations in the context of Brexit has been one of the UK’s relative value to China for its realigning strategy towards the EU and The U.S. Having been China’s most consistent supporter in the EU in recent years, the UK had hoped to convert this political capital with Beijing into an early free trade deal or bilateral investment treaty, which would provide leverage in the UK’s own negotiations with Brussels. read more...