At the World Economic Forum, DW correspondent Ben Fajzullin summed up the opening speech by Chinese President Xi Jinping and talked to UNI Global Union chief Philip Jennings about Brexit and China's new role globally.
European firms could miss out on China's $900 billion infrastructure initiative, warns a leaked report by EU diplomats. It said the New Silk Road trade corridor has the potential to disadvantage and even divide the bloc.
The White House plans to use emergency laws to curb Chinese investments in US technologies. Originally meant to fight rogue states and terrorism, the laws allow the president to block transactions and seize assets.
Investment in renewable energy continues to grow at a record pace as countries look to move away from fossil fuel-based power production to eco-friendly generation. Over half of world's new solar capacity is in China.
China will allow foreign financial firms to compete on an equal footing and "sharply" expand their business scope. Beijing also promised to refrain from currency devaluation in its trade spat with the US.
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