On Thursday, the European Parliament passed a resolution that isn't legally binding, refusing to treat China as a market economy.
The two sides signed 53 agreements including nuclear energy, railway and an expanded currency swap line during George Osborne's visit to China.
A careful reading of the joint statement of Premier Li Keqiang and European Union leaders during their June summit will give an idea of the great mission European Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen will carry when he flies to Beijing to chair the EU-China High Level Economic and Trade Dialogue.
While implementing the China-Switzerland Free Trade Agreement, it is of special significance to expand bilateral financial cooperation.
It would be wise that London resort to betterment of China-UK relationship for not only economic recovery, but also domestic voters' confidence.
The Silk Road initiatives put forward by Chinese President Xi Jinping will help strengthen China-EU ties, observers have said, in the year marking the 40th anniversary of China-EU relations being established.
Italian experts say China's initiatives of building a Silk Road Economic Belt and a 21st Century Maritime Silk Road is an extraordinary driver of development for China and Europe.
Silk Road project likely to be widely discussed at Asia-Europe meeting
Premier Li Keqiang is arriving in Italy as the country has experienced its largest wave of Chinese investment, a development that has benefited both countries.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's trip to Germany, the second time since he took office last year, will see the two countries navigate their partnership to a more innovative path.
German media have termed German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to China more as a "business trip" and exercised restraint while reporting on thorny issues such as the differences on human rights between Beijing and Berlin.
European politicians, similar to footballers vying for the World Cup in Brazil, have staged a European cup of politics to grab top seats in Brussels.