EU, ASEAN Ministers Agree to Consider Trade Talks Reboot

March 16, 2017

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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Topics: ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN NATIONS (ASEAN) REGIONAL TRADE AGREEMENTS (RTAS)

Regions: EUROPEAN UNION (EU)

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

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