Ministry of Trade and Industry

Singapore to continue investing in its intangible strengths such as openness, trust and resilience, says Chan Chun Sing

SINGAPORE - Many investors have set up and expanded their businesses here over the years because they see Singapore's intangible strengths, which cannot be easily replicated elsewhere, Trade and...

Pandemic curbs spark idea for sideline delivery business

The Covid-19 pandemic pushed Ms Rachel Tan to fulfil her entrepreneurial dreams.

Steps in place to secure Singapore's essential food supplies: Chan

Supermarket shelves across the island were restocked with staple food items yesterday following a surge in panic buying after Singapore's disease outbreak response level went up to orange last...

Singapore cuts industrial land supply again for first half of 2020

THE government has once again trimmed industrial land supply for the first half of 2020 under its Industrial Government Land Sales (IGLS) programme.

Entrepreneur's out-of-the-box idea for shipping-container hotel in Singapore

The concept is to set up two to five containers in far-flung places in Singapore where there are no permanent built hotels, for about two to three years, and then move on to another destination...

Got a New Idea? This scheme can help

A new service has been set up to help businesses develop new ideas that they have devised.

No major short-term impact expected on S'pore refinery sector from Saudi attack: MTI

THE attack on Saudi oil plants over the weekend is not expected to have a significant impact on Singapore's refinery sector in the short term, said the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) on...

Parliament: Ways businesses can manage global uncertainties

SINGAPORE - Singapore needs to diversify and innovate to manage uncertainties in the world, said Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing in Parliament on Tuesday (Sept 3).

Singapore has to renew economy, train people to stay ahead: Chan Chun Sing

Wholesale distributor Hai Sia Seafood might have started from a hawker centre in Queenstown, but is now expanding to overseas markets after it used automation to increase productivity.

Singapore not expecting full-year recession at this point, says DPM Heng Swee Keat

There remain areas of strength in the economy, DPM Heng Swee Keat said in a Facebook post said on Friday.

Singapore's economy grows just 0.1% in Q2, lowest in decade and worse than expected

Economists flag heightened risk of a technical recession as all key sectors contracted from the first quarter.