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EU-Asean panel calls for Asean's non-tariff barriers to be lifted

TRADE RESTRICTIONS: The EU-Asean Business Council report has singled out customs procedures as the biggest barrier to foreign companies, particularly for small and medium-sized enterprises with limited resources to negotiate these barriers or scale their businesses.


THE EU-Asean Business Council has called for the elimination of non-tariff barriers (NTBs) to promote trade and investment between the European Union (EU) and Asean, as well as to achieve one of the primary objectives of the Asean Economic Community.

Chris Humphrey,...