The European Union Delegation issues the following statement in agreement with the EU Heads of Mission in Kenya. This statement is also jointly issued with the Heads of Mission of the United States of America, Norway, Canada and Australia.
The European Union is Australia's largest trading partner for the 15th year in a row. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released this week figures that showed the EU in 2015 represented 21 percent or $A29.9 billion of Australia's total services trade. The EU's Ambassador to Australia, Sem Fabrizi, said this was a nine percent increase compared to 2014 figures. "The ABS figures have underlined the ever-deepening economic relationship between Australia and the EU," Ambassador Fabrizi said.
Lørdag 21. mai arrangerte Den sør-afrikanske ambassaden i Oslo ambassade-VM i fotball på Ferd stadion på Bygdøy. EUs delegasjon til Norge stilte som et av 15 lag til turneringen og kom til semifinalen før det ble tap mot et godt spansk lag.