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S'pore-EU FTA ratification can catalyse Asean-EU pact: PM Lee

It would diversify Europe's engagement with Asia beyond the major economies of China, India

Mr Cameron and Mr Lee at the Istana. The UK remains Singapore's second-largest investment destination globally after China.


THE ratification of the free trade agreement (FTA) between Singapore and the European Union (EU) would signal that EU is "open for business", and encourage an Asean-EU FTA deal, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Wednesday.

Singapore is the EU's largest commercial...