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S'pore FTA in Africa a question of 'when', not 'if'

Africa has pulled in key infrastructure projects. Singapore should seize the opportunities.

From left: Brazilian President Michel Temer, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping, South African President Jacob Zuma and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the summit of the BRICS nations, which is a grouping of their five major emerging economies. Their meeting took place in early September.

OF the 10 countries that attended the recent BRICS Summit in Xiamen, China - five BRICS members and five guest countries - three were from Africa, namely South Africa, Egypt, and Kenya.

Nigeria, which briefly took the mantle of Sub-Saharan Africa's largest economy from South Africa, was...

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