internationalisation

Trade chambers plan to fly the Singapore flag abroad

FROM the Tokyo Modest Fashion Show for Islamic couture, to workshops on Singapore's network of free trade agreements, trade bodies here have been ramping up their participation in international...

Lessons from Singapore companies in Sub-Saharan Africa

OVER the past few years, business leaders and investors have become increasingly aware of the economic potential of Sub-Saharan Africa's burgeoning consumer market. Currently, the region is home to...

SMEs laud new scheme to put global skills in local hands

SMALL and medium enterprises (SMEs) have given the thumbs-up to the government's funding support to speed up the transfer of global expertise to local workers, describing the vehicle for the...

Go big, go west: How one homegrown real estate developer expanded its logistics business in China

Singapore real estate developer Mapletree Investments has been flourishing in China, where it boasts projects in more than 20 provinces across the country. The company credits its success in the...

Trentios: Building a "Made in Singapore" air-con brand

In a market dominated by Japanese, Korean, and Chinese brands, Trentios carved out a niche for itself with its line of energy-efficient air...

Motherswork: From small hobby to huge international brand

20 years ago, Ms Sharon Wong, never imagined her room full of baby goods would blossom into an international brand. Today, through engaging IE Singapore,...

Anchanto: Choosing the right markets for global success

Homegrown e-commerce start-up Anchanto has had quite the impressive year. In 2016 alone, the company expanded into nine countries, including India, Australia and China. CEO Mr Vaibhav Dabhade says...

Putting a spring in Singapore enterprise, regardless of size or sector

THE merger of International Enterprise Singapore and Spring Singapore - announced last September and formalised with the passing of a Bill on Enterprise Singapore earlier this week - is just one...

MyRepublic: being small in size need not hinder overseas expansion

A "lean and mean" business model enabled fibre broadband operator MyRepublic to innovate and disrupt, but when the homegrown start-up...

Kino Biotech: Easing the entry into China for SMEs through e-commerce

Fierce. China's online retail shoppers are that, scooping up everything from toilet rolls to hairy crabs. Their insatiable appetite rang up US$758 billion in 2016, nearly twice the amount...

MoneyMax: Adapting to digitalisation, the B2B way

All around us, technologies connecting people, data and devices are disrupting not only the way we live but also how businesses are run. From wet-market seafood stalls to newspapers, traditional...