Lawrence Wong

Lawrence Wong

Deputy Prime Minister, Republic of Singapore

Lawrence Wong is the deputy prime minister and minister for finance of Singapore. He is also the chairman of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, chairman of the Singapore Economic Development Board’s International Advisory Council, deputy chairman of the GIC Board, chairman of GIC’s Investment Strategies Committee and a member of the Future Economy Council; the Research, Innovation and Enterprise Council: and the National Research Foundation Board. He is also an adviser to the Union of Power and Gas Employees, and the Building Construction and Timber Industries Employees’ Union. He also co-chaired the Multi-Ministry Taskforce on Covid-19 from 2020-2023, which oversaw the Singapore government’s response to the pandemic.


Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Lawrence Wong pictured in Singapore on 7 October 2022. (SPH Media)

DPM Lawrence Wong: Singapore-China cooperation in a turbulent world

Ahead of the 19th Joint Council for Bilateral Cooperation (JCBC) held in Tianjin, Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Lawrence Wong shares his thoughts on Singapore-China relations, highlighting the need to renew and expand economic links, reimagine industries and reinforce close ties between the two countries.