Writing in Bulgarian newspaper Dnevnik and in The Japan Times, Anders Fogh Rasmussen has argued that the EU-Japan Free Trade Agreement sends a powerful sign that US retrenchment on trade will not see the democratic world abandoning the open, rules-based trading system. The op ed was published to coincide with Japanese Prime Minister Abe’s visit […]
Writing in the Financial Times on the 21st November 2017, Rasmussen Global CEO Anders Fogh Rasmussen argued that EU Member States should take a more serious look at how China’s recent investment explosion in Europe could lead to strategic weaknesses, and questions about the rules-based open trading system.
New protectionism or new European standards? CLASSIFICATION: EXTERNAL SOURCES: consultations with officials in Brussels and key European capitals; open sources Download the report in PDF here November 16th 2017 Executive Summary Chinese businesses have increased and diversified their direct investment at an exponential rate throughout Europe. In Germany alone, the increase was ten-fold in 2016 […]