Ministry of Trade and Industry

S Iswaran: new economic opportunities and challenges call for transformation across sectors, enterprises and workers [full speech]

Here's the transcript of the speech Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry) S Iswaran delivered during MTI's Committee of Supply Debate on Friday, March 2.

Sim Ann on how the government aims to be a "better partner for businesses" [full speech]

Here's a transcript of the speech Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry Sim Ann delivered during MTI's Committee of Supply Debate on Friday, March 2.

Koh Poh Koon: How the government intends to help companies scale, innovate and be competitive [full speech]

Here's a transcript of the speech that Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry Koh Poh Koon delivered during MTI's Committee of Supply Debate on Friday, March 2.

Lim Hng Kiang on how the government is expanding Singapore's economic space [full speech]

Here's a transcript of the speech Minister for Trade and Industry (Trade) Lim Hng Kiang delivered during MTI's Committee of Supply Debate on Friday, March 2.

Low Yen Ling on equipping the workforce with relevant skills and global market expertise [full speech]

Here's a transcript of the speech that Low Yen Ling, senior parliamentary secretary, Ministry of Trade and Industry, delivered during MTI's Committee of Supply Debate on Friday, March 2.

Govt trims industrial land supply after market responds to previous spike

THE government is trimming its industrial land supply for the first half of 2018, after industrial prices and rents showed themselves to be responding as hoped to the government's supply spike in...

Helping firms bridge technology gaps

Innovation and technology have become buzzwords among companies here looking to ramp up growth, but turning those concepts into money-making ventures is often easier said than done.

Department stores may join move to boost local retail brands, among other initiatives for sector

SINGAPORE - Local brands and retail start-ups will get a leg up from agencies to boost their profile, as Singapore seeks to liven up the retail sector amid dwindling sales and fierce competition...

Proposed changes to Travel Agents Act: How early should customers be told of cancellation terms

SINGAPORE - The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) is reconsidering how early in the booking process travel agents should inform customers of cancellation terms and conditions.

More leeway for global start-ups to operate here

A government scheme to attract global start-ups has been enhanced to make it even easier for them to establish operations here.