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Critical to promote free trade amid US moves that increase protectionist pressure: PM Lee

He voices concern that a precedent has been set, with countries now 'under pressure to retaliate'

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Recent moves by the United States to protect domestic industries have raised the spectre of tit-for-tat trade wars, warned Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Thursday as he urged countries to continue promoting free trade.

Sydney

RECENT moves by the United States to protect domestic industries have raised the spectre of tit-for-tat trade wars, warned Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Thursday as he urged countries to continue promoting free trade.

While noting that Singapore has been impacted by US...

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