EC President Jose Manuel Barroso
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Jose Manuel Barroso: EU and China 'need to work together'

Senior European and Chinese officials have confirmed their determination to move relations forward as Europe tries to tackle its debt crisis.

Speaking after talks in Beijing with the Chinese Premier, Wen Jiabao, the European Commission President, Jose Manuel Barroso, said it was mutually beneficial for the EU and China to work together.

China has made no firm commitment to invest in a bailout fund to rescue heavily indebted European economies, but it has hinted at more help through the International Monetary Fund.

  • 14 Feb 2012
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