Why Singapore?

Singapore is a top-class metropolitan city to work, live and play. The globally connected, multi-cultural and cosmopolitan city-state offers a conducive environment for creative and knowledge-driven industries.

 

Singapore’s particular competitive factors which set it apart from other locations are:

 

  • Quality

  • Trust & Stability

  • Reliability

  • Productivity

  • Strong legal system which opposes Corruption

  • Location - Strategically located for easy expansion into ASEAN Countries which are in its developing stage.

  • Excellence

  • World Class Airports, Ports, Banking, Schooling, housing, IT Infrastructure.

  • Culture

  • Modern Multi-cultural city Lifestyle with English as its main language.

 

Global businesses will find it advantageous to site their headquarters in Singapore. Strong trade and investment make Singapore the most competitive Asian country (Global Competitiveness Report 2008). The World Bank also ranks the Republic as the world’s easiest place to do business (Doing Business 2009 report). With many tax incentives and grants available to new business owners, Singapore is one of the best and easiest places to start a business. By situating their international HQs here, companies benefit from Singapore’s network of over 50 comprehensive Double Taxation Avoidance Agreements. They also gain from Singapore’s many Free Trade agreements and the 35 Investment Guarantee Agreements.

Despite being geographically small, Singapore is an economic giant and Southeast Asia’s most modern city that also boasts an international blend of cultures and religions. Its unique ethnic tapestry affords visitors an endless array of sightseeing and culinary experiences. A full calendar of traditional festivals and holidays celebrated throughout the year adds to its cultural appeal. In addition, Singapore offers luxury hotels, delectable cuisine, and great shopping. With an efficient government, Singapore has become a flourishing country that excels in trade and tourism, serving as a model to developing nations.

 

Located near the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, Singapore’s tropical climate welcomes both leisure and business travelers year round. The island republic’s excellent infrastructure enables visitors to enjoy its many sites and attractions in a safe, clean and green environment. Its award-winning Changi Airport provides airlinks to major cities around the world and was ranked as the World’s Best Airport in 2013. Singapore’s state-of-the-art cruise terminal has established Singapore as one of the premier cruising centers of South East Asia and an exciting port of call on any Asian cruise itinerary. Its public transportation system has been ranked amongst the top ten in the world, and has been ranked highly for healthcare and has the lowest crime in Asian cities.


Singapore’s progress over the past three decades has been remarkable, yet the island has not been overwhelmed by rapid development, maintaining its cultural values and traditions that have survived in the face of profound social and geographical change. Visitors can discover a wealth of historical treasures at various historical sites. The country’s early prosperity was based on a vigorous free trade policy, put in place in 1819. Mass industrialization bolstered the economy in the following years, and today the state boasts the world’s second busiest port after Rotterdam, minimal unemployment, and an efficient infrastructure with amenities that are second to none. Its public places are both smoke-free and hygienic.

 

Music, theatre, nightlife: all are abundant in this remarkable city. Once be considered a “stopover” on the way to larger Asian cities, Singapore has transformed itself into a business and finance hub as well as a popular vacation destination for the whole family.