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Navigating uncertainty via agri-technology

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In the near term, Singapore's economy will have to weather multiple uncertainties - trade tensions between the United States and China, Brexit and various regional elections this year.

Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing yesterday also pointed to more significant medium-term challenges, including shifts in global trade patterns brought about by technology and geopolitics.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 05, 2019, with the headline 'Navigating uncertainty via agri-technology'. Print Edition | Subscribe