Europe, Asia Leaders Prep for High-Level Summit, With Trade and Cooperation to Headline Agenda

October 18, 2018

Leaders from the European Union and from a host of Asian countries are meeting in Brussels, Belgium, this week for a high-level gathering that is due to tackle subjects like economic cooperation, trade and investment, and climate change. The meeting, along with related summits scheduled this week in the Belgian capital, will also see Singapore and the EU sign their long-awaited trade and investment accords. 

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Topics: EUROPEAN UNION (EU) ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN NATIONS (ASEAN) GLOBAL ECONOMY REGIONAL TRADE AGREEMENTS (RTAS)

Regions: SINGAPORE ASIA-PACIFIC

Authors: INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR TRADE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (ICTSD)

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