Singapore’s High Commissioner to Kenya Visits IEA

Post Date: 10 July 2019   |   Category: General   |   Hits: 933

Wednesday July 10, 2019 - The High Commissioner of Singapore to Kenya, Mr. Yatin Bin YUSOF visited  the IEA  and had a meeting with the Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Kwame Owino where they discussed a number of issues key among them;  state of Kenyan economy, global economic cooperation and the East African Community, and African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCTA).

Present during the visit were; Mr. Victor HUI, Ministry of Foreign Affairs-Singapore and Ms. Linn NEO, Enterprise Singapore.  

Interesting facts about Singapore:

  • Singapore has scripted Asia's most successful growth story. It was the fastest growing economy in the world in 2010. The nation's gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 22.5 percent in the first quarter of 2011 over the previous quarter.
  • Singapore along with Hong Kong, South Korea and Taiwan are called the 'Four Asian Tigers'. 
  • Singapore's banking system is considered to be among the strongest in the world. 
  • Singapore has the fourth largest foreign exchange market in the world after London, New York and Tokyo.