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Singapore a safe harbour for investors in uncertain times

If there is one takeaway from the Economic Development Board's (EDB) latest annual report, it must be that in an era of uncertain geopolitics, investors look for safer shores.

Indeed, the record investments coming into Singapore amid a climate of increasing global economic uncertainties, protectionism and trade hostility seem to suggest this.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 17, 2020, with the headline 'Singapore a safe harbour for investors in uncertain times'. Print Edition | Subscribe