26 Jan '18, 12am

Greater trade, connectivity key to Asean-India ties: PM Lee

Greater trade, connectivity key to Asean-India ties: PM Lee

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong yesterday called on Asean and India to take ties up a notch by enhancing trade, investments and connectivity. Calling India "a very important economic partner", he however noted that it accounts for just 2.6 per cent of Asean trade. Mr Lee was speaking at a summit in New Delhi to mark 25 years of relations between the two sides. Singapore is the Asean chair this year. He also urged both sides to ensure an existing free trade agreement between them stays relevant. The two sides should also work on sealing the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), he said, referring to the proposed trade pact between Asean and six countries, including India. "RCEP could potentially transform the entire East Asian region into a single market, comprising 45 per cent of the world's population and about a third of its current GDP," noted Mr Lee. An RC...

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