The EU and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are preparing to examine the prospect of re-launching talks for a region-to-region trade accord, nearly eight years after the original plans for such a project were put on hold. Negotiations between the two regions for a trade deal originally began in 2007 but were halted in 2009, with the EU and some individual ASEAN countries instead pursuing bilateral deals in the years since.
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