Dr Hinrich Voss featured in Politica article

Hinrich Voss sees his latest article published in Politico magazine

On 4 October, Associate Professor in International Business, Dr Hinrich Voss, featured in an article published by Politico on how Chinese investment in crisis-hit countries gives Beijing influence at the European Council table.

The article entitled “Enter the Dragon” discusses the rephrasing of a small but crucial passage in the conclusions of a European Council Summit in June and the implication this may have in the way Beijing influences EU decision-making.

In the wake of the Council summit, Portugal has been suggested as an example of an EU country that is blocking EU legislation that Beijing opposes.  

Dr Voss commented: Acquisitions of critical companies in Portugal came “in direct response to the Portuguese government reconsidering its budgets and selling off stakes in order to make money available,”

Read the full article here