Press Release

Under Secretary Lago to Visit India and Singapore to Advance Commercial Partnerships

FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY May 29, 2023 Contact: Office of Public Affairs Email: Phone: 202-482-3809

WASHINGTON – From May 31 to June 7, Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Marisa Lago will travel to India and Singapore to advance commercial and strategic partnerships in the region.

From May 31 to June 2, Under Secretary Lago will meet with private sector representatives in both Bengaluru and Chennai, India. She will also meet with U.S. and Indian semiconductor and related companies to advance the U.S.-India Memorandum of Understanding Establishing a Semiconductor Supply Chain and Innovation Partnership. They will discuss opportunities for collaboration in strengthening supply chain resiliency and critical and emerging technologies. She will also meet with companies to discuss joint priorities related to green energy, advanced batteries, and electric vehicles.

From June 5-7 in Singapore, Under Secretary Lago will meet with key Singapore government counterparts and private sector leaders to advance the U.S.-Singapore Partnership for Growth and Innovation (PGI). These discussions will deepen the collaboration between the United States and Singapore on digital economy and smart cities, clean energy and environmental tech, advanced manufacturing, and supply chains.

Under Secretary Lago will also participate in Asia Tech x Singapore (ATxSG), speaking on panels focused on the promise of technology to tackle global challenges and the importance of empowering women in tech.


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