Tag: US-China trade conflict

PM Lee underscores how important it is for Singapore to remain open amid global tensions and protectionism

Davos—Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, who is in Davos, Switizerland, for the world World Economic Forum, stressed the necessity of Singapore to remain open amidst a globe atmosphere of protectionism and populism. In a panel discussion tackling multilateralism, PM Lee said that an open policy...

Singapore remains ‘quietly confident.’ No recession ‘at this point’ — Chan Chun Sing

Singapore—At  the Singapore International Energy Week conference on Tuesday, October 29, Chan Chun Sing, the country’s Trade and Industry Minister, told CNBC that the country will not be entering a recession “at this point in time,” and that Singapore remains “quietly confident.” Mr Chan underlined...

Not easy to overcome trade war effects because, “there were hurt feelings on both sides” – PM Lee

Lee Hsien Loong hoped the American and Chinese leaders would have a “productive meeting in Osaka and … set things in a positive direction,” but “hurt feelings on both sides” is not helping in the trade dispute, he said in an interview with Nikkei Asian Review prior to the...