Pacific

01-01-2018

The EU’s relationship with the Pacific region has political, economic and development dimensions. The EU is the Pacific region’s second largest trading partner and in June 2018 negotiations were launched for comprehensive free trade agreements with Australia and New Zealand. It has a partnership with the 15 Pacific Independent Island Countries that centres on development, fisheries and climate change, and partnerships with the four Overseas Countries and Territories and the Pacific Islands Forum.

The EU’s relationship with the Pacific region has political, economic and development dimensions. The EU is the Pacific region’s second largest trading partner and in June 2018 negotiations were launched for comprehensive free trade agreements with Australia and New Zealand. It has a partnership with the 15 Pacific Independent Island Countries that centres on development, fisheries and climate change, and partnerships with the four Overseas Countries and Territories and the Pacific Islands Forum.