Singapore minister calls for resumption of EU-ASEAN FTA talks

December 29, 2015

Singapore's trade and industry minister has called for a resumption of free trade talks between the European Union and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations now that problems over Myanmar have been removed, a German newspaper said. The EU and 10-nation ASEAN launched free trade talks in 2007, but abandoned them two years later, with the EU choosing instead to conduct bilateral talks with individual members.

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Topics: ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN NATIONS (ASEAN)

Regions: ASIA-PACIFIC

Authors: REUTERS

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