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China beats US to become EU's top trade partner

17.10.11 @ 09:16

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The Chinese trade ministry has reported that EU-China trade in July surpassed EU-US trade by €800 million to reach €35.6 billion, temporarily making China the union's top trade partner. EU trade commissioner De Gucht on Friday complained that EU firms have little access to China's government procurement market.