European Union Delegation to Singapore

Landmark Agreements Deepen EU-Singapore Ties

15/11/2018 - 11:24
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On Oct 19, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong signed the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (EUSFTA) with European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels.

They also witnessed the signing of the EU-Singapore Investment Protection Agreement (EUSIPA) and the EU-Singapore Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (ESPCA).
Says Her Excellency Barbara Plinkert, European Union (EU) Ambassador to Singapore: “This is a significant step forward in sending a strong signal that the EU and Singapore are like-minded partners and believe in an open, rules-based, multilateral free trade order.”

Tomorrow, we continue the conversation on the EUSFTA through our first public outreach event titled: The EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement: Strengthening the Partnership between the EU and Singapore.

If you would like to cover the event, get in touch with our Press Officer Deepika Shetty (

For more on the agreements, read our report:

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