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Deepening Asean connectivity a key economic objective for Singapore, says trade minister

This is so that the region can enjoy seamless economic activity and grow, says Lim Hng Kiang

Minister for Trade and Industry (Trade) Lim Hng Kiang at the Asean ministers' retreat on Thursday. He said that during the year that Singapore holds the Asean chairmanship, it will pursue innovation and the digital economy, but that the digital economy cannot flourish if the architecture for trade and investment flows is not in place.


A KEY economic objective for Singapore this year, as it takes over the Asean chairmanship, is to deepen regional connectivity to position Asean for seamless economic activity and growing opportunities, said Minister for Trade and Industry (Trade) Lim Hng Kiang on Thursday....