EU launches ratification process for EU-Singapore FTA
The European Commission, on the 18th of April, presented the outcome of negotiations for the Economic Partnership Agreement with Japan and the trade and investment agreements with Singapore to the Council. This is the first step towards the signature and conclusion of these agreements.
Without US, 11 nations sign new TPP pact
Eleven nations signed a slimmed-down version of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement on Thursday, moving to lower tariffs just as US President Donald Trump seeks to raise them after withdrawing from the deal.
The Italy-ASEAN Association presented its activities at the italian business and institutional community in Bruxelles