Singapore Industry Guides
This section provides detailed information about starting and operating a Singapore firm in specific industries. The information is presented in the form of short articles on various topics that are organised in categories below.
Commodity Trading Industry
Singapore’s supportive regulatory framework, lenient tax regime, well-developed financial center facilities and established infrastructure together make it an irresistible hub for commodity trading companies. Singapore is one of the region’s busiest trading ports and its history as a regional hub for commodities dates back to several centuries. Now, although there are tough competitors emerging to challenge its position, the Singapore government has preemptively devised and revised strategies to sustain its traction to the commodity traders.
Part 2 to our Commodity Trading Business in Singapore, Ongoing Compliance Requirements Guide examines ongoing compilation of requirements & advice for OTC.
We team up with Voyager Innovation to look at the e-commerce landscape today and why it is important for your business.
Singapore is one of ASEAN’s most prominent e-commerce hubs, with an innovation-first focus and robust infrastructural support. Here are important initiatives that most companies can leverage to ride the online wave.
In this Introduction, part 1 in our guide on starting an online business in Singapore, discover our step by step process that can help you start an online business.
In this Overview, part 2 in our guide on starting an online business in Singapore, discover our step by step process that can help you start an online business.
Learn the regulations, in part 3 of our guide on starting an online business in Singapore, and discover our step by step process that can help you start an online business.
Learn about taxation, in part 4 in our guide on starting an online business in Singapore, and discover our step by step process that can help you start an online business.
Learn how about Funding options, in part 5 in our guide on starting an online business in Singapore, and discover our step by step process that can help you start an online business.
Globally, education technology (edtech) is a rapidly growing field globally, and academically-driven Singapore provides fertile ground for growth. Find out some of the greatest opportunities in Singapore’s edtech sector.
The education industry in 1 of Singapore's potential growth sectors. Here we provide guidance on starting an educational institute in Singapore. Learn more.
Singapore has a reputation for healthcare services that is comparable to those of industrialized countries. It is considered to an important medical hub for south east Asia and draws patients from across the region. Hence the market for medical products and services is not limited by its local domestic population. Singapore’s demand for medical equipment, devices, pharmaceutical, biomedical and other healthcare products is very large and is growing. Various factors such as an ageing population, increased emphasis on a healthy lifestyle, preventative care, and improved financial resources of the population are pushing up the demand for healthcare products.
Get an Introduction to Importing Western Medicine into Singapore in this Part 2 of a step by step Healthcare guide.
Get an Introduction to Importing Chinese Medicine into Singapore in this Part 3 of a step by step Healthcare guide.
Get an Introduction to Importing Medical Devices into Singapore in this Part 4 of a step by step Healthcare guide.
The Spa industry is an important part of Singapore's health & wellness sector. Find out how to start up your own Spa in Singapore with our online guides.
Meetings, Incentives, Conferences & Exhibitions Industry
Oil & Gas Industry
Real Estate Industry
Restaurant & Food Industry
Thinking of opening a restaurant in Singapore? The city state of Singapore is celebrated as a culinary paradise. The melting pot of multitude of culture boasts of a vibrant food scene which is sure to thrill the global gastronomes. Cuisines from all parts of the globe, American, Mediterranean, Italian, Thai, Indian, Indonesian, Malaysian, Mongolian, Brazilian, you name it you have it here in this small island state.
Part 2 of Your Comprehensive online guide on setting up a Restaurant in Singapore. Find out everything there is to know.
Your Comprehensive online guide on Importing Food Product into Singapore. Find out everything there is to know.
In Singapore, several programmes & assistance schemes have been rolled out to help the Food & Beverage Industry. Find out more in our online guide today.
Retail outlets are shops or stores where business owners sell merchandise directly to consumers. According to the latest retail sales index released by the Singapore Department of Statistics, Singapore’s retail sales excluding automobiles increased 0.3% year-on-year in December 2016.
Find out the trend in which the retail industry is moving and how it impacts retailers in Singapore.
Singapore has long been known as an important ‘port of call’ for traders, especially those dealing between the eastern and the western time zones. According to the latest statistics by the World Trade Organization, Singapore is the 14th largest merchandise exporter in the world and has a trade to GDP ratio of 404.9. If you plan to incorporate a Singapore trading company and start an import/export business, this guide will serve as a good starting point.
A comprehensive online guide on importing Controlled goods into Singapore. Learn more today.
Our online guide to Singapore's Global Trade Scheme has long been known for its role in international trade & its function as a vital port of call.
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