Global Trader Programme

About the Global Trader Programme (GTP)

The GTP provides a concessionary tax rate of 5%, 10% or 15% on qualifying income for five years.

  • Qualifying trading income includes:
    • Income from physical trading
    • Brokering of physical trades
    • Derivative trading income
    • Income from structured commodity financing activities


  • Established companies engaged in international physical trading looking to set up their trading operations in Singapore. Companies should have an international trading and distribution network, and a good track record. 
  • Able to commit to the following in Singapore: 
    • Conduct significant trading activities
    • Employ skilled professionals
    • Perform strategic functions such as strategic management, compliance and risk management, financial management, and logistics management functions
    • Make significant use of Singapore’s banking and financial services, logistics, arbitration, and other supporting services

How to apply

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Apply for the Global Trader Programme (GTP) today.

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