Asean, India should explore ways to enhance digital connectivity
Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies Heng Swee Keat said that there is a significant potential to collaborate in new areas of opportunties such as fintech and sustainability
India and the 10-nation bloc Asean should explore ways to enhance the digital connectivity to further enhance economic cooperation between the two regions, Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies Heng Swee Keat said on Wednesday.
He also said that Singapore is keen to partner with India for better integration of digital economies and both the countries should enable the sharing of data and avoid data localisation. Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) members include Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.