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French central bank governor warns of West-China 'fragmentation'

Francois Villeroy de Galhau says China's economic revival is in world's interest

Francois Villeroy de Galhau, Governor of Banque de France, speaks to Nikkei in Tokyo on Nov. 15. (Photo by Kosuke Imamura)

TOKYO -- Francois Villeroy de Galhau, governor of France's central bank, had a take-away from the summit between U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping: The international community, he said, must constantly strive to fend off further economic fragmentation between the West and China.

Toward that end, Villeroy -- also a member of the European Central Bank's Governing Council -- said the three hours that Xi and Biden spent together were "a good thing."

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