8. Jan, 2018

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"Before the Brexit vote in the UK, Beijing had groomed London as a key ally within the EU and touted a “golden era” of UK-China ties. Its focus has since moved to the French capital."

Does not mean a UK-China trade deal is off, but maybe it will not be the diamond jewell Brexiters hope for.
Or will it?

China and France see French president’s visit as chance to transform bilateral ties after Brexit and election of Donald Trump
theguardian.com