President Hollande Wants to Improve Trade Balance with China
“The Germans are already well ahead of us. The UK is doing all it can to persuade the Chinese that it is better than France for investment. There is a real competition between the three biggest European economies,” said one official involved in the visit.
A collection of commercial deals, including for Airbus aircraft and Areva, the nuclear group, are set to be signed on Wednesday when President Xi visits Mr Hollande at the Elysée Palace.