Indo-Pacific Business Forum 2019 Showcases Enduring U.S. Commitment to the Region

The Indo-Pacific Business Forum, which took place on November 4, 2019, in Bangkok, Thailand, is the premier U.S.-sponsored business event in the Indo-Pacific region for 2019. It showcased the enduring U.S. commitment to the Indo-Pacific region, and the economic ties that have contributed to economic growth and prosperity in both the Indo-Pacific and the United …

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Remarks: Chargé d’Affaires, a.i., Daniel Bischof at the TCTP Workshop on Implementing the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement

For Immediate Release REMARKS (as delivered)   Chargé d’Affaires, a.i., Daniel Bischof Opening Ceremony of the Third Country Training Program (TCTP) Workshop on Implementing the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement Singapore October 21, 2019 Good morning! It is a pleasure to be here today as we launch this joint Singapore-United States workshop on Implementing the World …

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Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Reaffirms Excellent Bilateral Ties

Secretary Ross called on Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on October 7, 2019 during his visit to Singapore. Secretary Ross and Prime Minister Lee reaffirmed the excellent state of bilateral relations, underpinned by our strong defense and economic ties. Secretary Ross emphasized the United States’ continued engagement in the region. Secretary Ross also met …

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President Trump, PM Lee Celebrate Longstanding U.S.-Singapore Partnership

President Donald J. Trump and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong met in New York on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly on September 23, 2019. They celebrated our two countries’ longstanding partnership and reaffirmed their commitment to promoting free, fair, and reciprocal trade. They also renewed the 1990 Memorandum of Understanding Regarding …

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U.S. and Singapore Host ASEAN Trade Facilitation Workshop

The United States and Singapore jointly hosted a workshop for Southeast Asian customs and trade officials on “Implementing the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA)” from September 24-29, 2018. Trainers from the United States Trade Representative (USTR), Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and Department of State Bureau of Economic and Business …

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Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade builds upon U.S.-Singapore economic relationship

Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Gil Kaplan was in Singapore to build upon the U.S.-Singapore economic relationship and attend the Milken Institute Asia Summit 2018 September 12-14, 2018.  While in Singapore, he met with Singapore Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing to discuss collaboration on trade and investment and the United …

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