Commissioner: EU maritime industry has found global balance

The EU Commissioner of transport, Siim Kallas, does not fear the competition from the dynamic Asian growth centres such as Singapore. The EU plays a leading role within shipping, for example as a supplier of high quality products to the shipyards in Asia, he says to ShippingWatch.

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The EU Commissioner of transport, Siim Kallas, will not describe the EU maritime industry’s relationship with countries like China, Singapore or South Kores as filled with “threats” or “unfair competition”.

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