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TPP could mean S$1b in tariff savings for Singapore

PM Lee: Other elements of the trade pact, which could take a year or two to ratify, could also bring benefits to S'pore
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 05:50
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Mr Lee meeting his Turkish counterpart, Ahmet Davutoglu, on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit in Antalya, Turkey. He says: "We have always taken the view that it is vital for us to have such an agreement tying both sides of the Pacific together - and now it's coming to pass, at last."

Antalya, Turkey

THE Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) could be ratified by the US in one to two years, and extend to Singapore an estimated savings of S$1 billion in tariffs annually, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Monday in Antalya.

Speaking to Singapore reporters at the end

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