Singapore can use fintech to bridge Asean and Africa: Alvin Tan

August 26, 2021 The Straits Times 0 Comments

The Republic can seize opportunities in financial technology (fintech) to be the bridge between the Asean region and Africa, said Minister of State for Trade and Industry Alvin Tan on Tuesday (Aug 24).

The Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) allows for key trading opportunities within the continent, and also on a regional and global basis, said Mr Tan.

The trade agreement, which came into effect on Jan 1 this year, has created the largest free trade area in the world based on the number of countries it unites. Read More.

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