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Shri Narendra Modi
Shri Narendra Modi
Prime Minister of India
International Trade
Second Review of India-Singapore Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA)
  • The Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) between India and Singapore was signed on 29th June, 2005 by the Prime Minister Mr. Manmohan Singh and H.E. Mr. Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore. The CECA has become operational with effect from 1-8-2005. The details of the India-Singapore CECA are available on this web-page under the heading ‘Agreements already concluded’.
  • India-Singapore CECA is reviewed from time to time. 1st Review was concluded on 1st October 2007.
  • The 2nd Review of India-Singapore CECA was launched by the Commerce & Industry Minister, India on 11th May, 2010. The 1st Secretary level meeting of the 2nd Review was held in Singapore on 3rd August, 2010. Thereafter, Working Group meetings on Goods and Services & Investment were held time to time. The Chief Negotiators on both sides met at Delhi on 1-2 November, 2012 after 8 rounds of Inter-sessional meetings between the negotiating teams on both sides. Discussions are being held to sort out certain outstanding issues.