Juliana Bouchaud is a Research Analyst with Rhodium Group’s China Corporate Advisory practice, contributing to Rhodium’s research on Chinese economic, technology, and foreign policy developments, as well as EU-China relations. Previously, she was a bluebook trainee at the European Commission and gained experience at the Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS) and Sinolytics, a China-focused corporate affairs consultancy. She holds an MSc in Global Governance and Diplomacy from the University of Oxford and a BA in Chinese Studies from the University of Cambridge.
Against a background of increasingly fraught relations with the European Commission, China has been doubling down on its outreach to member states, with France chief among them. The two countries