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Mega-trade deals can pave way for bigger pacts: Heng Swee Keat

Amid call to defend globalisation, Singapore minister says the right solution to trade friction is via the WTO

Mr Heng: "I feel very strongly that globalisation will need to be defended, and we need to do our best to support that."


GLOBALISATION needs its defenders, said Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat on Thursday, while calling on countries to embrace broader trade pacts and international mechanisms.

Mega-trade deals like the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) can pave the way for...

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