Mit Schwerpunkt auf Asien, dem Aufkommen von neuen Technologien und einer rapiden Bevölkerungsalterung, liegt der Fokus des diesjährigen Haushaltsplans, auf der Vorbereitung der Unternehmenslandschaft in Singapur, auf diese künftigen Herausforderungen und der Entwicklung von neuen Chancen. Dies hat zum Ergebnis, dass sich der Haushaltsplan hauptsächlich auf Investitionen in Singapur’s Knowldege Ressourcen konzentriert, sowie der Förderung der lokaler Firmen. Trotzdem soll Singapur gleichzeitig ein attraktives Investitionsziel bleiben.
Following the withdrawal of the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the 11 remaining signatories agreed to move ahead with a revised TPP. Read more in our latest article on the rechristened Comprehensive Progressive Agreement for the Tran-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
On February 19, Singapore’s finance minister delivered the 2018 budget with a focus on helping businesses in Singapore prepare for future challenges and create new opportunities. In this article, we present key highlights from the budget with important implications for businesses.
ASEAN continues to be an important FDI destination for European investors. Read more about France’s investments in Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam in the first part of our two-part article on French FDI in ASEAN.
Cambodia’s two new Double Tax Agreements (DTAs) – with Singapore and Thailand – has now come into effect. The two agreements aim to clarify taxation rights and also provide for exemption of tax on certain types of income, lowering barriers to cross-border investment and encouraging bilateral trade.
Underpinned by both rising disposable income and progressively aging population, Singapore offers various business opportunities in healthcare and medical technologies sectors. South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk highlights the pre-market IP issues that companies need to consider.
For expatriate workers and their employers in Singapore, understanding the process to obtain a valid employment permit is vital. Read more about the various work passes and permits issued to expatriates planning to work in Singapore.
One of the world’s top business destinations, Singapore is consistently ranked as one of the easiest places to do business. Read more about Singapore’s latest FDI trends and outlook for 2018 in our latest article.
In this article, South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk discusses the proposed changes to Singapore’s patent law and their implications for SMEs.
Payroll outsourcing effectively reduces a firm’s overall liabilities and costs, and ensures that more time and resources get spent on critical business functions. In this article, we discuss the various benefits of outsourcing ASEAN payroll to a reliable third-party payroll processing provider in Singapore.