Singapore and Japan to further strengthen bilateral financial relations
Singapore and Japan could do more to further strengthen bilateral financial relations.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Tharman Shanmugaratnam and Japan Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Taro Aso who met in Washington DC yesterday reaffirmed the good bilateral relations and existing financial cooperation between Japan and Singapore.
Both Ministers agreed to continue the series of regular Singapore-Japan Finance Dialogues and to widen the discussion on financial issues between the two finance ministries.
Mr Tharman and Mr Aso agreed to explore and deepen cooperation in various financial initiatives including the Bilateral Swap Agreement and the development of regional and local bond markets.
This would be in close cooperation with the Bank of Japan and the Monetary Authority of Singapore.
MORE SINGAPORE NEWS
Latest Photo Galleries on xinmsn
At the Nelson Mandela Museum in Qunu in the Eastern Cape mourners gathered to sang and danced in tribute to former president while tens of t... More At the Nelson Mandela Museum in Qunu in the Eastern Cape mourners gathered to sang and danced in tribute to former president while tens of thousands of people attended a service in Soweto's World Cup stadium. Duration: 00:43
Date 5 hrs ago, Duration 0:43, Views 38