Singapore holds first economic dialogue with Japan

Singapore holds first economic dialogue with Japan

The two countries engaged in talks about enhancing their bilateral economic cooperation.

Singapore’s Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) and its Japanese counterpart held the first Japan-Singapore Economic Dialogue (JSED), where representatives from the public and private sectors of both countries discuss ways to enhance their bilateral economic cooperation and exchange views on international and regional developments.

During the JSED, Singaporean Permanent Secretary of Trade and Industry, Gabriel Lim, and the Vice-Minister for Internal Affairs of Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI), Hirai Hirode, along with other participants, engaged in talks focused on collaborations between startup ecosystems of both countries, enhancing their supply chain resiliency and sustainability, and promoting the growth of an inclusive and vibrant global digital economy.

They also exchanged ideas on the future direction of the cooperation between the two countries and agreed to hold a second JSED next year.

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