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Resilient supply chains come from greater connectivity: MAS chief

The pandemic has shown how crucial it is for countries to keep markets open and trade flows smooth, Menon says

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Mr Menon says Singapore's "fast lane" arrangement with China, launched to facilitate essential business travel between the two countries, is an example of efforts to keep global supply chains open.

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COUNTRIES should resist the temptation to retreat behind respective borders, even as Covid-19 has revealed how dependent - and vulnerable - countries are on global supply chains, said Ravi Menon, managing director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on Monday.

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