Why Singapore

Do business with ease

Global connectivity

Leverage Singapore’s strategic location along the world’s major trade, shipping and aviation routes.

Strong trade links

Trade freely and easily with Singapore’s wide network of free trade agreements with major economies worldwide.

Financial hub

Bank with leading global financial institutions based here.

Gateway to Asia’s tech hubs

Use Singapore as a springboard to launch into emerging tech and innovation economies in the region.

Talented workforce

Access Singapore’s pool of highly skilled and diverse talent.

Business-friendly environment

Benefit from government support, transparent tax regimes and robust intellectual property protection laws.

Get started

  • Set up your business in Singapore
  • Operate your business in Singapore
  • Expand into Asia

Start by registering your business entity with the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority. Alternatively, a representative office can be registered in Singapore for market testing and/or research activities.

Refer to our curated list of professional service providers to:
  • Set up a business and apply for employment passes
  • Hire local talent
  • Manage intellectual property
  • Get advice on taxation
  • Secure an office/industrial space

Know the regulatory compliance requirements before conducting any recruitment, financing or property acquisition to start operations in Singapore.

Check out the Ministry of Manpower’s website for information on Singapore’s labour market and fair employment practices.

Or, engage service providers to help with statutory filling, audit and insurance, accounting, dispute resolution or project financing.

If you are using Singapore as a launchpad into the region, check out our list of service providers who can help you:
  • Acquire a company
  • Enter the market
  • Set up a branch

Plug into our ecosystems

Our hubs bring together the best of our talent and resources. Tap into these networks to grow your business.

  • Infrastructure

    Work with us to co-create solutions for your cities and build a smarter and more sustainable world.

  • Innovation & Startups

    Enjoy good funding support, gain opportunities to co-innovate with government agencies and global corporates, and more.

  • Trade

    Leverage Singapore's trade ecosystem to reach more consumers and markets worldwide.

Tap our international agreements

Find out how your business can benefit from Singapore's extensive international agreements.

Building global standards

Learn more about Singapore's global standardisation efforts.

Kickstart your journey in Singapore

Find out how we can help you venture into Singapore and the region.