May’s Trade Trip to China Overshadowed by Brexit

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May arrived in Beijing on Wednesday to beat the drum for deepening trade ties and showcase her country’s global ambitions, a visit clouded by simmering discord at home over her handling of Brexit negotiations.

Boosting bilateral links with fast-growing economies is a critical part of Britain’s Brexit strategy. But her efforts in China risked being overshadowed by the fallout from the unauthorized disclosure of a government analysis highlighting the potential costs of quitting the bloc, underscoring…

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