Singapore – Conversation between Olivier Becht and Singapore’s Minister of Transportation and Foreign Trade (05 Jul. 2022)


Minister Delegate for Foreign Trade and Economic Attractiveness Olivier Becht spoke on July 5 with S. Iswaran, Singapore’s Minister for Transport and Minister-in-charge of Trade Relations.

Their conversation followed the signing of a bilateral partnership agreement on digital issues and the ecological transition on March 14. The ministers reviewed the implementation of this agreement, particularly in regard to sustainable cities and transportation.

The minister delegate also underscored our shared views on the war in Ukraine. He stressed the importance we attribute to our cooperation with Singapore in connection with French and European Indo-Pacific strategies, especially in the areas of multilateralism and respect for international law.

The two ministers also expressed their wish to strengthen bilateral economic relations, emphasizing the large number of French businesses operating in Singapore and Singapore’s many investments in France.