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