The financial district of Singapore forms a backdrop to the Merlion statue in the city’s Marina Bay area. Photo: AP
The financial district of Singapore forms a backdrop to the Merlion statue in the city’s Marina Bay area. Photo: AP

Chinese data centre operator GDS sees Singapore as hub for its Southeast Asia expansion plans

  • Last year, GDS acquired 10,000 square metres of land in Batam, an Indonesian city about 25km from Singapore, where it will construct two new data centre buildings
  • Southeast Asia’s internet economy is projected to be valued at US$1 trillion in 2030, according to a report by Google, Temasek Holdings and Bain & Company

The financial district of Singapore forms a backdrop to the Merlion statue in the city’s Marina Bay area. Photo: AP
The financial district of Singapore forms a backdrop to the Merlion statue in the city’s Marina Bay area. Photo: AP
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