High-quality free trade agreements with Australia and New Zealand

15-01-2016

The EU's future free trade agreements (FTAs) with Australia and New Zealand will be based on the strong and longstanding economic relationship between these countries and the Union. Through enhanced market access, trade diversification and full exploitation of export possibilities, these FTAs could help to offset the potential negative impact of trade agreements on the EU, both those being pursued and those which have already been concluded in the Asia-Pacific region.

The EU's future free trade agreements (FTAs) with Australia and New Zealand will be based on the strong and longstanding economic relationship between these countries and the Union. Through enhanced market access, trade diversification and full exploitation of export possibilities, these FTAs could help to offset the potential negative impact of trade agreements on the EU, both those being pursued and those which have already been concluded in the Asia-Pacific region.