Singapore has ranked as the world’s most competitive economy for the first time since 2010, according to the IMD World Competitiveness Rankings. The United States slipped from the top spot, while economic uncertainty took its toll on conditions in Europe. Singapore’s rise to the...
United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB), Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX) and the China Chamber of International Commerce (CCOIC)have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to help Chinese enterprises use Singapore as a launchpad to expand into ASEAN.  The tripartite alliance builds on UOB’s existing collaboration...
Singapore’s Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) has downgraded the Singapore’s GDP growth for 2019 at 1.5 to 2.5 per cent. In the last Economic Survey of Singapore published in February, MTI highlighted that growth in most of the key advanced and regional economies...
Enterprise Singapore is focusing on strengthening the startup ecosystem in Singapore by working with global and local partners. This supports the national Research, Innovation and Enterprise 2020 Plan to build a strong core of innovative enterprises and startups to capture global opportunities and create high value jobs...
Singapore retains its leading position in Asia Pacific for the sixth consecutive year in the Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) 2019, announced during GTCI’s Asia Launch event at the INSEAD Asia campus in Singapore. Produced in partnership with The Adecco Group and Tata Communications, the GTCI...
The Singapore Business Federation (SBF), Association of Small & Medium Enterprises (ASME) and Ministry of Trade and Industry’s (MTI) Pro-Enterprise Panel (PEP) have launched the SBF-ASME Pro-Enterprise Clinic for businesses, especially SMEs. Championed by ASME and SBF, the SBF-ASME Pro-Enterprise Clinic serves as a convenient one-stop platform...
Enterprise Singapore has initiated a comprehensive review of its strategies to ensure that its enterprise development efforts keep pace with the evolving and increasingly complex business landscape locally and globally. To achieve stronger, more impactful outcomes, Enterprise Singapore will sharpen its supporting approaches through...
In the first edition of Xero Community, organised by accounting software company Xero, small and medium businesses in Singapore got together to decode the 2019 Budget. The Xero Community is a quarterly series of events to provide a platform for local SMEs to learn, connect and take...
The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) in its recent Economic Survey revealed that the Singapore economy grew by 3.2 per cent in 2018. For 2019, MTI has maintained the GDP growth forecast at “1.5 to 3.5 per cent”, with growth expected to come in slightly below...
Singapore has taken several measures to beef up cybersecurity after attacks in recent years.  A new multi-year roadmap is underway to identify next generation cyber-threats and develop the solutions and capabilities needed to secure Singapore’s connectivity infrastructure. This was announced by...