What’s in a Name? The Role of Gastronationalism in the Recent EU-China Agreement on Geographical Indications

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Despite the gloomy outlook for international trade, the EU-China Agreement on Geographical Indications is expected to enter into effect by the end of 2020. On the surface, the agreement would appear to be a simple matter of economic gains for both parties. Yet, what the deal really represents is a success on Brussels’ part to export its GI policy abroad, driven by and driving increasing gastronationalism at home. It remains to be seen if and how China will take a leaf out of the EU’s book to reap the benefits of this agreement in a similar way.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date6 Aug 2020
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherQueen Mary University of London
Publication statusPublished - 6 Aug 2020

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