ASEAN and EU conclude the world’s first bloc-to-bloc Air Transport Agreement

The AE CATA is the world’s first bloc-to-bloc air transport agreement and will bolster connectivity and economic development among the 37 member states of ASEAN and the EU.

ASEAN Overtakes EU to Become China’s Top Trading Partner in Q1 2020

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) became China’s largest trading partner in the first three months of 2020, surpassing both the EU and the United States.

EU donates €350 million to fight Covid-19 in ASEAN countries

EU mobilises €350 million to assist the ASEAN region in fight against the coronavirus

EU to revive free trade talks with Thailand

Free trade talks between Thailand and the EU started in 2013 but were put on hold after the 2014 military coup that ousted the elected government of Yingluck Shinawatra.

Commerce Ministry to revive Thai-EU FTA talks

The EU is a big market with some 513 million population, and was Thailand’s 4th biggest trading partner last year with 47 billion U.S. dollar in trade value.

Thailand and EU ready to sign a Strategic Partnership

Both sides have endorsed the resumption of FTA negotiations between Thailand and the EU and between ASEAN and the EU. In addition, the Strategic Partnership and Cooperation Agreement is designed to promote bilateral trade and investment.

ASEAN, EU to enhance cooperation on Environment and Climate Change

The analysis, conducted by a team of experts from the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, developed a knowledge base for follow-up actions by the EU to inspire and assist circular economy approaches to plastic issues in the ASEAN region.

New government should Speed up Thai-EU trade agreement

Thai exports may lose market share in the European Union (EU) to neighboring ASEAN countries in the near future, if the EU can conclude bilateral trade deals with them.