Covid-19 and Europe-China Relations

Covid-19 and Europe-China Relations
A country-level analysis
European Think-tank Network on China (ETNC)
Special Report – 29 April 2020

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29.04.2020


As Europe struggles with an existential crisis brought on by Covid-19, the complexities of its relations with China are on full display. While the crisis itself is unprecendented in many ways, it is also the first time China has figured so prominently on an issue of such immediately critical importance to European citizens, governments, and the European project more broadly. To begin to understand the dynamics at play, the chapters in this report provide country-specific analysis on these shifting relations within the context of Covid-19.