Visit to Brunei by EU ambassador

EU Ambassador to Brunei Darussalam and resident in Jakarta, Vincent Guérend, paid a two-day visit to Brunei on 7 and 8 March 2018.

France assuming the local EU Presidency, the visit was organized by French Ambassador to Brunei Darussalam, Christian Ramage.

The courtesy calls to the Bruneian authorities gave the opportunity to underline the strong links between the EU and ASEAN. The EU is the biggest investor in ASEAN economies. EU companies ae investing an average of €12 billiion annually in the region since 2004. During the pas decade, EU imports from ASEAN increased by more than 40% and EU exports to ASEAN grew by more 80%. In addition, the EU has pledged over €2 billion to ASEAN countries bilaterally to address development gaps and reduce poverty.

Last updated on: 27 March 2018