Food security just one part of Singapore's diversification strategy, says Chan Chun Sing

Food security is just one part of the Singapore Government's diversification strategy to ensure that the Republic is never held ransom by the vagaries of any particular market, said Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing.
Food security is just one part of the Singapore Government's diversification strategy to ensure that the Republic is never held ransom by the vagaries of any particular market, said Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing.ST PHOTO: TIMOTHY DAVID

In an interview with The Sunday Times, Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing spoke about new areas of growth for the economy, the importance of diversification, as well as global trade and competition.

Ukrainian eggs now sit on supermarket shelves and sell for the same price as those imported from Malaysia, which helps to offset supply disruptions and price changes from across the Causeway.

Food security is just one part of the Singapore Government's diversification strategy to ensure that the Republic is never held ransom by the vagaries of any particular market, said Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 20, 2019, with the headline 'Food security just one part of S'pore's diversification strategy'. Print Edition | Subscribe