Minister-in-charge of Trade Relations S Iswaran and French Minister Delegate for Foreign Trade and Economic Attractiveness Franck Riester have signed the France-Singapore Digital and Green Partnership (DGP) at a virtual signing ceremony. The DGP provides a structured platform for France and Singapore to cooperate...
At the Committee of Supply debate on MTI’s budget, Ms Low Yen Ling, Minister of State, Ministry of Trade and Industry, announced three new initiatives to help trade associations and chambers (TACs) build their digital and human capital capabilities to move in tandem with the emerging needs...
Minister-in-charge of Trade Relations S Iswaran and United Kingdom (UK) Secretary of State for International Trade Anne-Marie Trevelyan have signed the UK-Singapore Digital Economy Agreement (UKSDEA) in conjunction with the inaugural meeting of the UK-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (UKSFTA) Trade Committee. They also agreed...
60 per cent of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore believe in the importance of incorporating sustainable practices in their businesses, according to the UOB SME Outlook Study 2022. They said having sustainability core to their business will help to improve the company’s reputation...
The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA)’s Chief Technology Officer-as-a-Service (CTO-as-a-Service) has achieved positive early results. Since December 2021, selected early SME users across various sectors from construction, food services, food manufacturing, logistics, marine & offshore engineering to professional services, retail, security, and wholesale trade...
Minister for Finance Mr Lawrence Wong delivered the FY2022 Budget Statement on 18 February. Recognising the unpredictability of the virus, he called on Singaporeans to adjust to the new normal. “We cannot let it change our hopes, our aspirations, our values,” he said. On...
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has announced that it will further extend the MAS SGD Facility for ESG Loans. This extension will complement the six-month extension of Enterprise Singapore’s (ESG) Temporary Bridging Loan Programme (TBLP) from 1 April 2022 to 30 September 2022.  
DBS announced today that it will be availing a complimentary cybersecurity training programme to help protect the 280,000-strong SME community in Singapore from the growing threat of cybercrime.At the end of the programme, SMEs will be presented with recommendations for suitable cyber insurance and cybersecurity solutions. This enables...
EU Commissioner Thierry Breton and Singapore Minister-in-charge of Trade Relations S Iswaran have agreed to accelerate steps towards a comprehensive and forward-looking Digital Partnership between the EU and Singapore. They reaffirmed their shared ambition to bring the robust and longstanding EU-Singapore relationship into the...
About 660,000 individuals upskilled themselves through SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG)-supported programmes in 2021. This was the highest number of SSG-supported individuals in a year since the launch of SkillsFuture. Extension of COVID-19 support measures In 2021, SSG extended COVID-19 support measures to...