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Deep understanding of Asean is key to seizing opportunities: panellists

Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing says it is crucial to maintain S'pore's role as a gateway to Asean

(From left) The panel discussion with Lee U-Wen, deputy news editor, The Business Times (moderator); Alexis Lanternier, CEO of Lazada Singapore; Liew Mun Leong, chairman of Surbana Jurong Private Limited and chairman of Changi Airport Group; keynote speaker Chan Chun Sing, Minister for Trade and Industry; Ho Meng Kit, CEO of the Singapore Business Federation (SBF); and Tan Soon Kim, assistant CEO of Enterprise Singapore.

Mr Chan highlighted that China is also looking to invest in non-infrastructure projects.


CONTRARY to popular belief, China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) consists of more than just large-scale, infrastructure projects, and Singapore can be an effective partner for China to enter the region if it plays its cards right, said Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun...

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