|Chinese to English: The perils of protectionism|
|Source text - Chinese|
Determining Europe's best economic interest is already a fraught business in a union of 25 members (soon to be 27). Traditionally, there has been a divide between northern liberal countries, such as Britain and Sweden, and protectionist founder members, such as France and Italy. In October all member states signed up to Mr Mandelson's review of trade defences. But it is unlikely they will agree on much else, least of all any radical changes.
|Translation - English|