WTO ruling agrees that EU’s RED II unfairly discriminates against Malaysia’s palm oil but the 7% limit on palm-based biofuel is allowed.

Following the trade dispute brought by Malaysia against the European Union at the World Trade Organisation, the dispute settlement panel has since issued its first ruling, agreeing with some, but not all, of the charges brought by Malaysia against the EU, as well as France and Lithuania.

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Repairing the EU-ASEAN disconnect in trade relations

On 16 April 2024, ASEANcham-EU had the privilege of participating in the Friends of Europe’s EU-ASEAN Forum on a panel entitled: ‘Repairing the disconnect: the role of norms and values in EU-ASEAN trade relations’.  In this Critical Thinking article Joses…

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ASEANcham-EU’s Spring edition Newsletter

Dear Members, Partners, and Friends,

Spring is fully upon Europe, which also kicks start a host of festivities in ASEAN countries – starting with the Lunar New Year (or Tết), Holy Week and Easter (Mahal na Araw), the end of ramadan (Hari Raya Aidilfitri/Lebaran), and finally the Buddhist New Year (Songkran/Peemai/Thingyan) for Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar.

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