Franck Riester, Minister Delegate for Foreign Trade and Economic Attractiveness, attached to the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, is speaking today with Mr. Azmin Ali, Malaysia’s Minister of International Trade and Industry.
They will discuss the French and European engagement in the Indo-Pacific, a priority of the French presidency of the Council of the European Union. They will talk about our two countries’ common efforts to ensure the success of the Twelfth WTO Ministerial Conference as well as trade relations between the EU, ASEAN and Malaysia.
The ministers will examine concrete ways to increase trade and cross investments between our two countries, especially in light of the United Kingdom’s departure from the EU. They will exchange views on the prospects for a partnership to accelerate our economies’ energy transition and expand our digital industries.