In his closing keynote speech at the 8th Asean-EU Business Summit at the Fullerton Hotel on Nov 19, Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing says that we should not expect to return to the world as we know it before Covid-19.

Instead, Chan says the key to preparing our economies for the future is to “press on with our regional and global integration efforts”.

Asean, especially, should continue its efforts to encourage closer economic integration, to “bounce back and build a more inclusive, resilient and strong Asean for the long haul,” says Chan.

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