Market profile

Singapore is dynamic and business oriented, has a strong and sophisticated economy and the major regional hub for multinational businesses operating in Asia. Regarded as a rapidly growing nation, Singapore is a key cornerstone to regional development and has a role to play in driving Asia’s growth.

Singapore is a major trade, logistics and manufacturing hub for:

  • oil and gas
  • aviation
  • wealth management
  • financial services
  • water technology
  • healthcare and medical
  • food and beverage
  • arbitration/legal services.

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Why ASEAN and why now?

Why ASEAN and why now? Insights for Australian Business. A joint Austrade-DFAT publication examining Australia’s trade relationship with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the opportunities and challenges for Australian business engaging with the region and the future of the Australia-ASEAN trade relationship.

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Singapore's market insights and opportunities

Facts

  • Imports from Singapore A$14,643 million
  • Exports to Singapore A$11,040 million
  • Capital Singapore
  • Official Languages Malay, Chinese (Mandarin), Tamil, English
  • Area 700 sq km
  • Population 5.5 million

Country information provided by DFAT

Country brief

A comprehensive overview of political, economic and bilateral and regional trade agreements.

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Trade and economic fact sheet

Containing general information, recent economic indicators, Australia’s trade and investment relationship with Singapore and their global merchandise trade relationship that is updated twice a year.

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Australia's trade at a glanceAustralia's top ten trading partners

Free Trade Agreement

Information on Trade Agreements in force and in negotiation, plus market videos detailing insights and opportunities.

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APEC Business Travel Card Scheme

Managed by the Department of Immigration, the APEC Business Travel Card Scheme was developed to make travelling within the 21 APEC member countries much simpler and more efficient.

IP Passport fact sheets

These fact sheets outline foreign Intellectual Property (IP) regimes and some of the issues and challenges which may be faced by Australian exporters.

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How Austrade can help

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