President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. Photo: Reuters

EU emerges as champion of free trade with Singapore deal

  • Benefits of the EU-Singapore FTA include the elimination of tariffs between both parties in five years
  • The deal is seen as a stepping stone for the EU, which is eyeing a wider deal with the Asean bloc
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President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. Photo: Reuters
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