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'We have seen how one-sided dependencies can be used against us,' said EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager (Photo: ec.europa.eu)

EU losing China tech-race, as Beijing prepares to host German CEOs

China's clean-tech hegemony posed a threat to Western security, the EU's anti-trust tsar has warned — in a dig at Germany.

Margrethe Vestager, the EU's competition commissioner, spoke out on China at Princeton University in the United States on Tuesday (9 April).

She announced a new probe into suspected Chinese state aid to get wind-turbine contracts in Bulgaria, France, Greece, Romania, and Spain.

But she said wind turbines were just part of a wider Chinese strategy to dri...

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

'We have seen how one-sided dependencies can be used against us,' said EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager (Photo: ec.europa.eu)

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

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