UK-Singapore FTA to bring certainty and increased growth

THURSDAY'S signing of the UK-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (FTA) furthers the global tilt towards free, open and rules-based trade and investment, while opening a new wave of two-way commercial opportunities between the two trade-reliant nations.

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RCEP a shot in the arm for Singapore, Asean economies

SUNDAY'S milestone signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) ushers in a new era of trade and investment openness, diversity and resilience to South-east Asia and its partners. Nearly a decade and 31 rounds of negotiations in the making, RCEP is touted as the world's...

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Link Asean Pandemic Recovery Fund to sustainability

LINKING the Asean Pandemic Recovery Fund to the region's climate and sustainability commitments should be high on the agenda at the Asean Finance Ministers' annual meeting on Friday.