International Enterprise Singapore spearheads the development of Singapore's external economic wing. The site provides a listing of trade shows and exhibitions that are taking place in various countries all over the world, searchable by month, market, or sector.
The Business Times, a member of the Singapore Press Holdings Group, is Southeast Asia's leading business daily. The news covers all of Southeast Asia with an emphasis on Singapore. Global business news is also provided. A section dedicated to investment information in Singapore is another available feature of this site.
Regulatory Agency Sites
The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) is responsible for administering Singapore's national regulatory frameworks for pharmaceuticals, complementary medicines, medical devices, and other health products. HSA also runs the national blood bank and oversees the standards for medicine services, forensic medicine expertise, as well as investigative forensic and analytical science services.
The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) of Singapore seeks to build a competitive and sustainable media industry while fostering technological innovation and encouraging collaboration between local and international media corporations. The site contains infocomm and media news, as well as information on industry development, regulations, and the industry community within Singapore.
The Ministry of Health (MOH) manages the public healthcare system of Singapore to ensure that affordable basic medical services are available to all. MOH also licenses and regulates all healthcare establishments such as hospitals, nursing homes, clinical laboratories, and dental clinics. The site provides a comprehensive overview of Singapore's healthcare system in regards to policies and issues, costs and financing, and diseases and conditions. A useful medical directory also allows users to search for licensed healthcare institutions.
Business in Asia covers business, economic, and cultural topics for Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. The site also offers statistical data for each country.
This site contains information about trade and business in Asia - specifically in China, Hong Kong, and Singapore. Resources include write-ups on import and export regulations, intellectual property rights, and information on how to establish small businesses in Asia.
Since 2008, the GCC-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (GSFTA) has aimed to strengthen ties between GCC countries and Singapore. The site includes information on how the free trade agreement benefits exporters and investors in member countries. Information on how the the free trade agreement affects trade relations and regulations between the GCC and Singapore is also provided.
The Singapore Business Federation (SBF) defends the interests of the business community in Singapore in trade, investment, and industrial relations. Internationally, SBF represents the business community in bilateral, regional, and multilateral agreements for the purpose of trade expansion and business networking. Membership is available for a fee, but information such as numerous events and business opportunities can be accessed without membership.
The Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF) helps to improve its members' productivity, research and development, technology, innovation, and worker training. The site features available business opportunities, information on trade events, and a quarterly magazine.
Singapore Networked Trade Platform is published by the Customs Department of the Singaporean government. It provides inter-connectivity among commercial and regulatory systems for the Singapore trade and logistics community. The system aims to enhance Singapore's position as the logistics and trading hub for the region and create new sources of growth. The website provides information about its services, as well as news and media releases. Membership may be required to access some sections of the website.
The Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech) works to improve the life of all citizens of Singapore by enacting innovations in the digital space. The site provides information regarding digital transformation, programs and partnerships, Technews, and other media content.
The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) provides useful information and resources on intellectual property (IP) laws in Singapore. This website offers services such as patent agents that assist clients in protecting intellectual properties and rights. An annual report and resources pertaining to free trade agreements between Singapore and its partners are available.