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Scholars: China, EU should increase trade discussion

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Added On September 21, 2018

Around 100 leading scholars from China and Europe have gathered at the headquarters of Belgian think tank Bruegel.
 
They have called on both sides to increase open discussion on trade at all levels.
 
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At a seminar, former president of the European Council and prime minister of Belgium Herman Van Rompuy called on countries to settle trade disputes through peaceful means.
   
President of the China Society for Finance and Banking, Zhou Xiaochuan, called on China and Europe to note the trade war had largely resulted from the "America First" policy.
 
Claudia Vernotti, founder and director of China-EU Association for Digital, also said trade wars did not lead to any one side winning.
 
SOUNDBITE(ENGLISH): CLAUDIA VERNOTTI, China-EU Association for Digital
"Trade wars as such in any case do not generate any winners,and the implications ,also the complexities of the global supply chain in the world is so complex, there are so many interconnectivity around it that makes even third-party countries have probably not much to gain."