German Car Industry’s Decisions Between Human Rights and Business

Penny Zhou
By Penny Zhou
September 29, 2020China in Focus

China is the world’s biggest car market. And the auto industry stands as Germany’s economic champion, creating and supporting millions of jobs.

But the ties between the two have come under scrutiny from German media. That’s as Beijing steps up its use of economic measures to silence other countries’ critics of its human rights abuses.

China in Focus Weekly Newsletter
Find out what's really going on in China
By registering for the newsletter, you agree to the Privacy Policy.