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When

Thursday, January 24, 2019 (8:30 AM - 5:30 PM)

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Where

Singapore Business Federation Center

160 Robinson Rd, SBF Center, Singapore 068914
Singapore

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Event Details



Objectives

This session is a follow up to the EUSFTA outreach event held on 16 November 2018 at the Grand Hyatt Singapore.


It aims to provide companies, with a better understanding on the specific benefits of the EUSFTA for trade in goods and services in key sectors, government procurement opportunities, as well as how to take advantage of them. Participants will also gain practical insights on business opportunities in 12 EU member States.


Background

On 19 October 2018, the European Union (EU) and Singapore signed the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (EUSFTA). This is the first FTA signed between the EU and an ASEAN country, which can serve as a benchmark to an eventual EU-ASEAN FTA that will increase trade and investments between the two regions.

Once entered into force, the EUSFTA will provide EU and Singapore companies with more opportunities, preferential and improved market access for products and services across many sectors. Furthermore, the EUSFTA contains provisions relating to the elimination of non-tariff barriers, customs and trade facilitation, sustainable development, competition, public procurement and intellectual property.

* The European Union (EU) is Singapore's largest trading partner for goods and services and the world's largest single market. Member states of the EU: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.


As for the EU, Singapore is by far its largest trading partner in the region, accounting for about a third of EU-ASEAN trade in goods and services.


Registration & Agenda - go to EuroCham's Website

Please register online by 6pm on 18 January 2019 (click here). Before checking out online, please ensure that you have selected one thematic track per break-out session. Seats are limited and will be allocated on a first-come-first-serve basis. Each organization is allowed up to 2 participants for this event. The organisers reserve the right to accept & reject registrations.

Kindly note that cancellations are not refundable, though replacement is allowed no later than 21 January 2019.


For any queries about the event, please contact EuroCham by email: events@eurocham.org.sg or by tel: +65 6836 6681


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