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Commissioner Malmström Visits Singapore to Advance EU Economic Ties with South East Asia

June 28, 2018 Comments (0) ASEAN, Economic & Trade, EU-ASEAN News

2 March 2018 | Singapore

EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström co-chaired the annual EU-ASEAN Trade Commisioner Consultations in Singapore together with Singapore’s Minister for Trade and Industry Lim Hng Kiang. The partners discussed how to strengthen EU-ASEAN trade and investment relations and enhance the partnership on global issues at the multilateral level.  Both sides reaffirmed their commitment to uphold free and open trade, and support for a rules-based, transparent, and non-discriminatory multilateral trading system and discussed the preparatory work for an EU-ASEAN region-to-region free trade agreement. As part of her visit, the Commissioner also delivered a keynote speech at the EU-ASEAN Business Summit, involving representatives of European business in the region.

You can find more information including the joint media statement here

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