More than 7,000 foreign companies have established a presence in Singapore. Among them, 600 are French, ranging from one-employee start-ups to multinationals.
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...One of the best business environments in Asia
A business-minded government: a comprehensive offer of business, education, trade & tax incentives.
One of the best places in the world to start a business: seed funding and other programs for start-ups.
One of the most stable, predictable and transparent societies in Asia: low political risk; rule of law; a foreigners-friendly society composed of many ethnical & religious communities.
Safe & comfortable: one of the world safest cities, Singapore offers growing opportunities of entertainment, cultural and lifestyle options.
...Industry oriented towards innovation & knowledge
Clusters: Biomedical Sciences; Electronic & Precision Engineering; Info communications & Media; Headquarters Services; Chemicals; Logistics & Transport, Engineering & Environmental Services; Education Services; Professional Services.
A talented workforce: Singapore ranks among the best countries for productivity, work attitude and technical skills; best English proficiency in Asia.
R&D Resources: ranking among the best in the world; a community of local and foreign researchers.
IP Protection: no 1 in Asia for Intellectual Property Protection; member of main international IP-related conventions and organizations.
...A springboard to the region
- Access to regional markets: through IE, the Singapore Trade Board, and through local representations of all major Asian business communities from India, China and other Asian countries.
- Extensive trade hubs: Singapore, member of the ASEAN, has signed numerous Free Trade Agreements with many countries in the world, removing barriers to trade & investment.
- One of the best infrastructures in the world: world-class sea, air & telecommunications links.
- A leading financial center: probably the best place in Asia for regional treasury headquarters; a regional hub for VC funding and financing.
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