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Africa's 2020 Growth Prospects

Strong consumer spending supported by decent income growth and...

The African Continental Free Trade Area in Era of Pessimism Over Multilateralism

The future of the global multilateral system faces significant uncertainty with...

Contemporary Issues in African Trade and Trade Finance

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Singapore-Africa A Partnership for Progress

OKINKA Lianhe Zaobao Article (CN)

Singapore-Africa Business Summit 2014

Making the Connection

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Singapore Senior Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam's speech at the Kofi A. Annan Eminent Speakers Lecture at the African Development Bank headquarters in Abidjan.

Source: African Development Bank Group

Nov 15, 2019

Singapore's Senior Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam spoke on “Inclusive Growth: Learning from Experience, Partnering for the Future” and “How Africa and Asia can work together for broad-based prosperity” 


Mr. Shanmugaratnam commended Africa's diverse economic potential and noted that with the right policies and linkages, Africa can become an indispensable global economic hub.Additionally, Mr. Shanmugaratnam outlined five strategies to underpin Africa’s transformation drive and efforts to build inclusive growth.

5 years of digital transformation in Southeast Asia in 1 year



Aug 06, 2020

Although digital transformation has been underway for some time in Southeast Asia, the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the transition. Due to social distancing measures, more people are adopting home-centric lifestyles and shopping for groceries, clothing, electronics, and furnishing online. 

Discover what are some of the consumer trends to take note of and the opportunities available in SEA's booming e-commerce landscape. 



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