The Foreign minister of Singapore, George Yeo, on Monday said many people would wait for next year's assembly elections in West Bengal before making any long-term assessment in terms of trade and investment with the state.
Yeo said this when asked whether the conditions in West Bengal were favourable for trade and investment.
The state's ruling Left Front government led by the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) is slated to face most decisive elections next year after ruling uninterrupted since 1977.
"Our concern is not political. It is economical. We are not concerned whether it's a left-ruled or right-ruled or centre-ruled government. In the end, we only seek favourable conditions for trade and investment," said Yeo on the sidelines here of a 'Session on South East Asia, ASEAN and India'.