EU sees partnership with ASEAN member states as of 'high importance'

10 May, 2018

European Commission Directorate General for Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE) DG Henrik Hololei, in an editorial, stated for the EU, a "close and deep partnership with member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is of high importance" (Jakarta Globe, 04-May-2018). Mr Hololei added: "Our relationship is well defined already by the fact that the European Union is the first investor and second-largest trading partner of ASEAN".