Progress

Current status
in force
13 Jun 2022 in force
25 Feb 2022 adopted
09 Dec 2021 under deliberation
28 Jun 2021 under deliberation
10 Dec 2020 under deliberation

Scope

Implementers
Singapore
United Kingdom
Policy Area
Data governance
Policy Instrument
Cross-border data transfer regulation
Regulated Economic Activity
cross-cutting
Government Branch
executive
Government Body
central government
Implementation Level
bi- or plurilateral agreement

Timeline of events

13 Jun 2022
in force

UK and Singapore Digital Economy Agreement enters into force

On 13 June 2022, the Digital Economy Agreement (DEA) signed by the United Kingdom and Singapore on 25 February 2022, enters into force. The Agreement updates the trade rules on goods and services between the nations. The key elements of the Singapor…

Source
Event type treaty
Action type implementation
Government branch executive
Government body central government
25 Feb 2022
adopted

Signed UK and Singapore Digital Economy Agreement

On 25 February 2022, the United Kingdom and Singapore signed the Digital Economy Agreement (DEA). The Agreement updates the trade rules on goods and services between the nations. The key elements of the Singapore DEA are the removal of barriers to e…

Source
Event type treaty
Action type adoption
Government branch executive
Government body central government
09 Dec 2021
under deliberation

UK and Singapore reach consensus on the Digital Economy Agreement

On 9 December 2021, the United Kingdom and Singapore reached an agreement on a Digital Economy Agreement (DEA) that will update the trade rules on goods and services between the nations. The key elements of the Singapore DEA are the removal of barri…

Source
Event type treaty
Action type announcement
Government branch executive
Government body central government
28 Jun 2021
under deliberation

UK and Singapore start negotiations on Digital Trade Agreement

The UK and Singapore started negotiations on their planned Digital Trade Agreement. Negotiations will focus on (1) securing open digital markets for exporters, (2) ensuring free and trusted cross-border data flows, (3) cutting red tape for businesse…

Source
Event type treaty
Action type announcement
Government branch executive
Government body central government
10 Dec 2020
under deliberation

Announcement of negotiations on UK-Singapore digital economy agreement

Publication of Joint Statement on UK-Singapore FTA, which includes the announcement of an upcoming UK-Singapore Digital Economy Agreement, promoting interoperability of digital standards.

Source
Event type treaty
Action type announcement
Government branch executive
Government body central government