About this programme

The Global Trader Programme (GTP) provides a reduced corporate tax rate of 5% or 10% on qualifying trading income for three or five years.

  • Qualifying trading income includes:
    • Income from physical trading
    • Brokering of physical trades
    • Derivative trading income
    • Income from structured commodity financing activities
    • Treasury activities and advisory services in relation to mergers and acquisitions


  • Well-established companies engaged in international physical trading on a principal basis looking to set up their trading base in Singapore
  • Open but not limited to businesses that trade in these products:
    • Energy and chemicals
    • Metals and minerals
    • Agricultural commodities
    • Consumer goods
    • Industrial products and electronics
  • Large companies with substantial operations in Singapore that include the following:
    • Meet strict employment ethics and contribute to manpower development
    • Make use of local expenditures, such as banking, financial infrastructure, logistics, arbitration, and other supporting services in Singapore
    • Perform strategic functions, such as compliance and risk management, financial, derivatives, and logistics management

How to apply

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