Singapore has wealth of new opportunities to exploit: Chan Chun Sing

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.

Growing interest in authentic and environmentally sustainable tourism provides scope for a new suite of attractions, says Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing. This could encompass an entire swathe of land in the north-west of Singapore - from
Growing interest in authentic and environmentally sustainable tourism provides scope for a new suite of attractions, says Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing. This could encompass an entire swathe of land in the north-west of Singapore - from Mandai to Kranji and Sungei Buloh.ST PHOTO: TIMOTHY DAVID

Singapore has a wealth of new opportunities to explore and exploit, including more efficiently farmed food, petrochemical products with a lower carbon footprint and ecotourism, said Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing.

He told The Sunday Times in a wide-ranging interview last Thursday that there are emerging trends that play to many of the country's strengths.

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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 'Singapore has wealth of new opportunities to exploit: Chan'. Print Edition | Subscribe