It seems Brussels has taken the initiative to embrace the Trump era while its bureaucrats are busy adjusting themselves to the new political reality.
This is a project that will require a vision, a governance structure and capable hands.
Importantly, there should be more scrutiny on how, as a global leader, the US drums up support from developed countries to help the world's South in winning their death-or-survival fight.
It is the right time for the EU leaders to think about issues from the other side's perspective if they really want to protect the interests of the EU.
Soon after Chinese Vice-Premier Ma Kai took part in a high-level economic dialogue with European Union officials three years ago, Beijing and Brussels reached an amicable solution to end their dispute over China's solar panel exports to Europe that had almost frozen bilateral relations for a year.
When the G20 leaders met in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, in early September, the message was delivered to British Prime Minister Theresa May and European leaders that it would be in the interests of everyone if the divorce of the United Kingdom from the European Union proceeded smoothly.
After the G20 Summit in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang province, and the United Nations General Assembly session in New York, it's time to think how Beijing can help reform global governance further.
Belgium still faces difficult times, as does the rest of Europe. But by thinking outside the box, especially in reference to China, it can tide over its difficulties.
Only by using all its political resources and will can the EU overcome the mighty challenges it faces today.
Washington and Brussels have embarked on the wrong journey by excluding Beijing from their talks and are therefore riding a bumpy road that may lead to a dead end.
The mission of the G20 summit is to inject new life into the global economy, something which China and Germany can review to improve their own competitiveness.
China recently said it would turn about 1,000 towns into dynamic environmental, cultural and economic hubs by 2020, which would create innumerable new jobs and give rise to new communities.
Last weekend, I was hanging out downtown with a friend and my sister. We were walking through a public spare when all of a sudden a heated argument between a student and a middle-aged woman arrested our attention.