Ministry of Trade and Industry

World must cooperate in Covid-19 response, says Chan Chun Sing

No country has been spared the impacts of Covid-19, and international cooperation is necessary to respond effectively to the pandemic and buttress global economic recovery, said Minister for Trade...

No obligation under Ceca to offer Indian nationals PR status: MTI

There is no provision under the India-Singapore Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (Ceca) for Indian nationals to become Singapore permanent residents and citizens, said the Ministry of...

Bigger $50,000 grant for first-time entrepreneurs among more help for local start-ups

A three-month venture building programme has also been introduced to help start-ups get their innovative ideas off the ground.

Pandemic, circuit breaker cut GDP by $11b, but Budget support helped: Ministry analysts

The pandemic and circuit breaker measures this year lowered Singapore's gross domestic product (GDP) by $11 billion and led to a spike in unemployment - but both could have been higher if not for...

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...