China has urged French firms to boost their investment in the country and called for fair treatment of its companies in the western European nation, amid looming EU probes into Beijing’s subsidised EV and steel sectors, the Nikkei reported.
Chinese president Xi Jinping made the appeal in a phone call with French President Emmanuel Macron, Chinese state television reported, as it looks to fortify ties after Macron visited China in April, the story went on.
“China is willing to maintain high-level exchanges with the French side,” Xi said, adding that he welcomed more French products entering the Chinese market.
Read the full story: Nikkei
- By Sean O’Meara
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