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EU, China to sign an agreement on geographic indications: France's Macron

FILE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron reacts as he delivers a speech during the Global Forum on Artificial Intelligence for Humanity (GFAIH) at the Institut de France in Paris, France October 30, 2019. Ludovic Marin/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The European Union and China will sign in Beijing an agreement about protected geographic indications, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday in Shanghai.

Macron was speaking at a meeting with French and German companies in Shangahi.

Geographic indications are locally made products protected by EU’s law.

Reporting by Marine Pennetier; Writing by Matthieu Protard; Editing by Catherine Evans