Ministry of Trade and Industry

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.

Singapore to experience sharpest slowdown in S-E Asia with 1.9% GDP growth this year: ICAEW report

SINGAPORE is expected to experience the sharpest economic slowdown in South-east Asia, with GDP (gross domestic product) growth slowing from 3.1 per cent in 2018 to 1.9 per cent this year, as its...

Summit on 3D-printing technology gives insights into its future

SINGAPORE - From the printing of synthetic skin tissue for ethical drug testing to making spare parts for port equipment, the Republic has pushed for the growth of 3D-printing in industries here...