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China high on the EU's agenda this fall + Lithuania + Berlin's Indo-Pacific Strategy

EU’s event-packed fall will set the tone for its China policy in 2022

As the EU gets back to work after the summer break, its looking like China will be high on the agenda this fall. The turbulent first half of 2021 set the scene, with the exchanging of sanctions, the freezing of the Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI) and the intensifying of transatlantic ties. Further developments this fall will indicate the direction the EU may take on China over the course of the next year.