10 Apr '18, 4am

Trade war catastrophic for the world; unilateral tariffs not the solution: PM Lee

QIONGHAI, Hainan: Amid rising tensions between the United States and China over trade disputes, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has urged caution over the impact of trade tariffs for all countries big and small. PM Lee was speaking on Tuesday (Apr 10) at the opening of Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference, which is often touted as Asia’s version of the Davos meetings, held in Hainan province. At the conference attended by world leaders from Austria, the Netherlands, Pakistan, the Philippines and Mongolia, Mr Lee said that Singapore does not believe that unilateral tariffs is the correct solution as they are not compliant with the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) rules. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Mrs Lee arrive at the Bo’ao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2018. PM and Mrs Lee are welcomed by Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife, Madam Peng Liyuan. (Photo: MCI)...

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