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Singapore and Sri Lanka to pursue bilateral FTA

Decision on how to proceed likely to coincide with next visit to Singapore by Sri Lankan prime minister

Industry Minister S Iswaran (left) at a meeting with Sri Lanka's Minister of Development Strategies and International Trade Malik Samarawickrama in Colombo on Wednesday.


SINGAPORE and Sri Lanka have confirmed that they would pursue a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA), one that is expected to comprise commitments in trade in goods, services, investment and government procurement.

Announcing this in Colombo on Wednesday, Singapore...

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