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 with Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing to discuss opportunities to deepen our trade and investment links, including in areas of mutual interest such as in trade and digital infrastructure.
He also met with American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore Board of Governors to discuss American economic commitment to the Indo-Pacific.