Ministry of Trade and Industry

EntrePass scheme enhanced to attract global start-ups to Singapore

SINGAPORE - A Government scheme aimed at attracting global start-ups has been enhanced to make it even easier for them to set up operations here.

Singapore logistics firms to get a boost from a new industry group

SINGAPORE - A new industry group, supported by government agency Spring Singapore, was formed on Monday (July 24) to upgrade the logistics sector here.

Services growth picks up pace in Q2 at 1.7% y-o-y, manufacturing leads at 8%

GROWTH in Singapore's services sector picked up pace, according to advance estimates of second-quarter performance, while manufacturing continued to lead overall economic expansion, though at a...

Government raises industrial land supply in H2; changes rules for small sites

THE government will step up the supply of industrial land to 13.9 hectares (ha) in the second half of the year, compared to the 11.25 ha it made available in the first half, which works out to a...

SMEs get multi-agency support

We thank Mr Raymond Koh Bock Swi ( SMEs cannot thrive if forced to go it...

New rules mooted for travel agencies

SINGAPORE - To protect consumers from errant travel agencies, including those which close down abruptly, the Government is proposing a number of changes to regulations governing travel agents.

Public feedback wanted on proposed changes to regulation of travel agencies: MTI and STB

SINGAPORE - To protect consumers from errant travel agencies, include those which close down abruptly, the Government is proposing a number of changes to the Travel Agents Act and Regulations.

MOU opens more doors for Singapore firms in Myanmar

INTERNATIONAL Enterprise (IE) Singapore on Thursday signed an agreement with the Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) that will open more doors for Singapore firms to do business in Myanmar.

Quick takes: Singapore 2017 GDP growth likely better than last year, Q1 growth higher at 2.7%

SINGAPORE'S Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) said on Thursday that economic growth this year is likely to be better than last year's 2 per cent, but kept its earlier forecast range of 1-3 per...

Lim Hng Kiang attends Apec trade ministers' meeting in Hanoi

SINGAPORE - Minister for Trade and Industry (Trade) Lim Hng Kiang will attend a meeting for trade ministers in Hanoi over the weekend.