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The Korea-Singapore Digital Partnership Agreement Enters Into Force


  1. The Korea-Singapore Digital Partnership Agreement (KSDPA) will enter into force on 14 January 2023.
  2. The KSDPA was signed by Second Minister for Trade and Industry Dr Tan See Leng and the Republic of Korea (ROK) Minister for Trade Dukgeun Ahn in Singapore on 21 November 2022. Singapore and the ROK have since completed all necessary legal procedures for the agreement’s entry into force.
  3. The KSDPA’s expeditious entry into force is reflective of Singapore and ROK’s commitment towards integrating both countries’ digital ecosystems to unlock new growth opportunities for businesses. With the KSDPA, both countries will work together to establish a seamless digital trading environment and facilitate greater collaboration in the digital economy between businesses from both sides.
  4. Singapore and the ROK have also signed three Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) to implement the Korea-Singapore Digital Economy Dialogue, facilitate the electronic exchange of data, and enhance cooperation in artificial intelligence. These MOUs are part of ongoing bilateral efforts to develop cooperative projects to implement the KSDPA.


Jointly issued by the Ministry of Trade and Industry, Ministry of Communications and Information, and the Infocomm Media Development Authority

About Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA)

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) leads Singapore’s digital transformation with infocomm media. To do this, IMDA will develop a dynamic digital economy and a cohesive digital society, driven by an exceptional infocomm media (ICM) ecosystem – by developing talent, strengthening business capabilities, and enhancing Singapore's ICM infrastructure. IMDA also regulates the telecommunications and media sectors to safeguard consumer interests while fostering a pro-business environment, and enhances Singapore’s data protection regime through the Personal Data Protection Commission.

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Assistant Director
(Communications and Engagement Division)
Ministry of Communications and Information

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(Communications and Marketing)
Infocomm Media Development Authority

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