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U.S. seeks to deepen economic ties with ASEAN: Trade Representative

(Xinhua)

14:53, September 01, 2012

SIEM REAP, Cambodia, Aug. 31 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk said Friday that the United States has a clear strategy to broaden economic, trade and investment ties with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

He predicted that ASEAN would be growing in a marvelous way over the next several decades, and it would be a great trading partner for the United States.

"The U.S. would like to emphasize that ASEAN is an important region for us and the ASEAN economies collectively are the fifth largest goods trading partner of the United States," he said in a press briefing after he attended the 44th ASEAN Economic Ministers meeting and related meetings.

Kirk said the United States has 35 years of relationship with ASEAN which principally focuses on security and strategic issues. Since under President Barack Obama's leadership, the United States is committed to promoting economic, trade and investment ties with ASEAN.


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