Doing Business in Singapore

Singapore is a market offering opportunities for British exporters in almost all commercial sectors.

Singapore is consistently ranked number one globally by the World Bank for “Ease of Doing Business”. It is the UK’s largest trading partner in South-East Asia and one of its largest export markets outside Europe. Singapore is also an ideal springboard to South East Asia.

FCO political and economic updates

FCO updates for Singapore will keep you up-to-date with major political and economic issues relating to Singapore.

What are the Opportunities?

There are opportunities for British exports in almost all commercial sectors, in particular:

  • Biomedical Sciences / Healthcare

  • Creative Industries / Arts & Entertainment

  • Education and Training

  • Environment

  • Financial Services (4th global financial centre)

  • High-end manufacturing (electronics, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, bio-technology, medical devices)

  • Infrastructure Development

  • Oil & Gas

  • R & D

  • Tourism/tourism-related services

Guide to Doing Business in Singapore

UKTI has produced a guide aimed at companies experienced in overseas trade who are new to doing business with Singapore. This guide aims to provide a route map of the way ahead, together with signposts to sources of help.

  • Introduction

  • Preparing to Export

  • How to do Business

  • What are the challenges

  • Business Etiquette

  • How to invest in Singapore

  • Contacts

Download the Singapore Doing Business Guide.

Sector Reports

Our sector briefings can provide a overview of a specific sector in your market of interest.

Latest sector briefings for Singapore.

Countries: Singapore
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