01/13/2021 | News release | Distributed by Public on 01/13/2021 16:46
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A rundown of important global developments in markets, in business, and region-by-region, as well as statistical risk assessments by country and by US state.
On December 30, the EU and China finalized the Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI), a deal seven years in the making that opens both markets to further investment, promises fairer competition for EU companies, and commits China to improving its labor standards and pursuing climate goals. While CAI delivers wins for both parties, it has also been the target of criticism throughout Europe and the US.