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NIE International breaks into Brazil with pilot teacher training programme that will benefit 50,000 students, with facilitation by IE Singapore

20 Mar 2018

Singapore External Trade February 2018

15 Mar 2018

Integrated security leader Certis Group and technology SME Eutech partner on first-of-its-kind IoT facilities management solution for overseas growth with IE Singapore's facilitation

12 Mar 2018

Singapore companies to get direct access to infrastructure opportunities in Bangladesh

12 Mar 2018

More ways for Singapore companies to capture opportunities in Andhra Pradesh

26 Feb 2018

IE Singapore initiated the establishment of Andhra Pradesh-Singapore Business Council and Innovation Corridor to help Singapore companies enter Andhra Pradesh more easily.

IE Singapore and PUB work together to help Singapore companies deploy smart utilities solutions and build capabilities in Abu Dhabi

20 Feb 2018

Nine Singapore organisations, with International Enterprise (IE) Singapore’s introduction and facilitation, will be collaborating with the Abu Dhabi Department of Energy (DoE) on smart utilities including power and water.

Singapore External Trade January 2018

15 Feb 2018

Review of 2017 Trade Performance

14 Feb 2018

Commune partners IE Singapore on omnichannel strategy to double its outlets in China to 100 by 2020

13 Feb 2018

Singapore’s leading home-grown furniture player Commune today announced its goal to open more than 100 outlets in China by 2020. Commune’s sales from the market hit almost S$7 million, accounting for 64% of its total revenue in 2017.

Singapore’s leading security solutions provider Ademco partners IE Singapore to make first acquisition in Vietnam, with aims to increase overseas revenue by 50% to drive total business growth

08 Feb 2018

Ademco Security Group Pte Ltd (Ademco), one of the region's leading providers of security and business management solutions, today announced its 60% acquisition of TNT Technologies Joint Stock Company (TNT), Vietnam's market leader in high-end integrated security solutions, in partnership with International Enterprise (IE) Singapore.

IE Singapore partners SBF to help companies in consumer tourism and infrastructure access opportunities in Sri Lanka

23 Jan 2018

Following the signing of the Sri Lanka-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (SLSFTA), three Singapore companies sealed deals with Sri Lankan partners today. To capture opportunities in this growing market, Food Studio, Ark Holdings and HPL Hotels & Resorts signed five agreements for new projects across food, aquaculture, hospitality and infrastructure a...

Singapore's External Trade December 2017

17 Jan 2018

SMEs including Gold Kili and Ha Li Fa make first entry into Indonesia's top supermarket chains Foodhall and Farmers Market with SFMA and IE Singapore

16 Jan 2018

Singapore SMEs including Chye Choon, Gold Kili, and Ha Li Fa will make their debut in top supermarket chains in Indonesia via the Tasty Singapore Food Aisle.

Singapore tech and innovation companies to pilot new innovations in India as IE Singapore expands in-market network

08 Jan 2018

Singapore's External Trade November 2017

18 Dec 2017

New opportunities for Singapore and Shandong to work together for win-win outcomes

10 Dec 2017

Singapore-Zhejiang collaboration drives more Belt and Road opportunities in trade, professional services, cross-border e-commerce and innovation in Zhejiang, home of top Chinese private enterprises

01 Dec 2017

Singapore-Zhejiang collaboration drives more Belt and Road opportunities in trade, professional services, cross-border e-commerce and innovation in Zhejiang, home of top Chinese private enterprises

Minister Heng Swee Keat launches Global Innovation Alliance (Beijing) to connect Singapore companies to tech and start-up players in China for partnerships

24 Nov 2017

Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat officially launched the Global Innovation Alliance (GIA) (Beijing) in Beijing, China today, at the International Enterprise (IE) Singapore – CapitaLand Tech & Innovation Summit 2017.

Singapore collaborates with Jiangsu, the biggest economy in East China, to drive opportunities for Singapore companies in trade, professional services, innovation and urban renewal

23 Nov 2017

Singapore companies stand to capture greater trade flows and opportunities in professional services, innovation and urban renewal as Singapore partners Jiangsu province, the biggest economy in East China.

Review of 3Q 2017 Trade Performance

23 Nov 2017

IE Singapore partners Gyeonggi province, Korea’s business hub, for Singapore companies to collaborate in technology, trade and logistics

21 Nov 2017

International Enterprise (IE) Singapore signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Gyeonggi Provincial Government of South Korea today, in line with the agency’s approach to engage governments more deeply at the provincial/city level.

IE Singapore partners Sichuan government to help companies, including SMEs, access opportunities in technology, innovation and services in Sichuan, West China’s leading province for technology

17 Nov 2017

Singapore companies in technology, innovation and services will now find it easier to capture opportunities in Sichuan province as West China’s leading province for technology pushes innovation reform through the Sichuan Free Trade Zone (FTZ) and Singapore-Sichuan Hi-Tech Innovation Park (SSCIP).

Singapore's External Trade October 2017

16 Nov 2017

IE Singapore bands together SMEs in logistics, payments and platforms to win e-commerce projects in Southeast Asia

09 Nov 2017

International Enterprise (IE) Singapore brought together Shopmatic , Red Dot Payment , and iCommerce Asia to capture the growing e-commerce market in Southeast Asia through integrating their e-commerce solutions.

IE Singapore facilitates partnership between Surbana Jurong and 2 SMEs for 1st lift monitoring project in Guangzhou

02 Nov 2017

International Enterprise (IE) Singapore has successfully facilitated a partnership between Surbana Jurong (SJ) and two SMEs, iFocus Pte Ltd (a hardware company) and S3 Innovate Pte Ltd (a data visualisation company) to clinch their first lift monitoring project in Guangzhou city.

Yang Kee Logistics to Buy Second Major Oceania Logistics Company for S$52.1 million, works with IE Singapore on Global Expansion

26 Oct 2017

Yang Kee Logistics Pte Ltd (“Yang Kee”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Scheme Implementation Agreement (“SIA”) with New Zealand Exchange (“NZX”) Mainboard listed company, Fliway Group Ltd (“Fliway”). This will be Yang Kee’s second major Oceania acquisition this year with the support of International Enterprise (“IE”) Singapor...

IE Singapore signs MOU with IFC to help companies venture into Asia and Africa

24 Oct 2017

International Enterprise (IE) Singapore today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, to help more Singapore companies access in-depth market insights and financing opportunities in emerging markets of Africa, Southeast Asia and South Asia.

Singapore’s smart city approach and urban solutions take centre stage at IE Singapore’s Russia Singapore Business Forum 2017

17 Oct 2017

International Enterprise (IE) Singapore organised the Russia Singapore Business Forum (RSBF) in Moscow today, focusing on smart cities and urban solutions. This year’s RSBF, conducted in the form of a roundtable dialogue, focused specifically on smart cities – the role of government as an enabler and the private sector as a partner in offering ...

Singapore's External Trade September 2017

17 Oct 2017

IE Singapore forms networks in China to help Singapore companies access its innovation ecosystem and tap market opportunities

02 Oct 2017

Singapore investments in Latin America & the Caribbean continue to grow, with new opportunities in tech and education

29 Sep 2017

At the 12th edition of International Enterprise (IE) Singapore’s Latin Asia Business Forum (LABF) today, Guest of Honour Mr S Iswaran, Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry) noted that Singapore-LAC economic relations have deepened.

IE Singapore launches PMET training programme with WSG to build talent for Asia's growing infrastructure sector

26 Sep 2017

To help Singapore companies capture the growing regional demand for infrastructure, International Enterprise (IE) Singapore today announced a new programme to match and train mid-career professionals with companies in the infrastructure sector.

IE Singapore works with Darco on first set of infrastructure asset ownership projects in Vietnam worth S$50 million

21 Sep 2017

Singapore's External Trade August 2017

18 Sep 2017

IE Singapore unveils plan to help trading sector digitalise for global growth and productivity; build industry-ready talent with deep skills

06 Sep 2017

Partnership between Orissa International and IE Singapore to help Singapore Companies Grow Their Business in Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines

05 Sep 2017

IE Singapore facilitates Singapore-Chongqing JV formations as core CCI transport and logistics projects, reducing freight times for Singapore companies accessing West China

31 Aug 2017

Singapore companies capture consumer and technology opportunities amid Guangdong's consumer and innovation-driven growth

22 Aug 2017

IE Singapore and Ascendas-Singbridge set up Singapore Manufacturing Innovation Centre to help Singapore technology companies partner Chinese enterprises in Industry 4 0 solutions

21 Aug 2017

Singapore's External Trade July 2017

17 Aug 2017

Review of 2Q 2017 Trade Performance

11 Aug 2017

IE Singapore eases market entry for SMEs in over 45 major cities in 6 key markets across India, China and Southeast Asia through its Plug and Play Network

27 Jul 2017

Singapore SMEs cited China (43%), Indonesia (38%) and Vietnam (28%) as top markets of interests in 2017.

Singapore's External Trade June 2017

17 Jul 2017

IE Singapore brings together 6 Singapore companies to establish partnership for KL-SG High Speed Rail

02 Jul 2017

Singapore and Nanjing ink logistics partnerships as consumer demand rises in Nanjing

30 Jun 2017

Two Singapore logistics companies, Mapletree and SSinolog, signed deals in Nanjing today to provide services in smart logistics and logistics management, to meet rising consumer demand and e-commerce spend in Nanjing. Facilitated by International Enterprise (IE) Singapore, the Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) were signed at the fifth Singapore-Na...

IE Singapore signs MOU with Sichuan (Chengdu) Free Trade Zone to help Singapore companies gain early mover advantage for business collaboration

28 Jun 2017

In continuous efforts to strengthen Singapore-Sichuan economic ties, International Enterprise (IE) Singapore signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Commission of Commerce of Chengdu today to help Singapore companies expand their presence in Sichuan (Chengdu) Free Trade Zone (FTZ)

Singapore's External Trade May 2017

16 Jun 2017

SC Auto sets up first overseas S$30 million facility in Myanmar with IE Singapore's support as it grows its business in Southeast Asia

13 Jun 2017

Leadbook and IE Singapore Team Up to Accelerate Singapore SMEs' Overseas Expansion via Lead Generation Platform

12 Jun 2017

Leadbook, a global consumer intelligence database, has partnered International Enterprise (IE) Singapore to help small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore gain access to partners overseas.

IE Singapore signs MOU with Myanmar government to boost partnerships for Singapore companies in urban solutions and transport & logistics

08 Jun 2017

With Singapore companies’ continued strong interests in Myanmar, International Enterprise (IE) Singapore signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) today to strengthen economic relations between Singapore and Myanmar.

IE Singapore works with new partners to roll out more overseas in-market workshops for SMEs in SEA following successful runs

06 Jun 2017

In response to SMEs' feedback on the effec...

Review of 1Q 2017 Trade Performance

25 May 2017

On a y-o-y basis, Singapore’s total merchandise trade expanded by 16.3% in 1Q 2017, extending the 4.0% increase in the previous quarter, as both oil and non-oil trade grew. Oil trade contributed the bulk (64%) of the expansion, growing by 77.1% in 1Q 2017 amid higher oil prices than a year ago.

IE Singapore works with Singapore companies to clinch deals in Haryana state as its Chief Minister makes first visit to Singapore

23 May 2017

IE Singapore and Singapore Business Federation sign MOUs with Poland and Czech Republic to help Singapore companies explore manufacturing and technology partnerships

20 May 2017

IE Singapore: Commodity trading remains a key pillar of Singapore's economy amid global volatility

18 May 2017

Singapore's External Trade April 2017

17 May 2017

Singapore's External Trade April 2017

Anchanto partners IE Singapore to set up logistics networks in 9 countries in 2016, aims to be SEA’s top ecommerce selling and logistics platform by 2019

04 May 2017

IE Singapore partners India co-working space and business research consultancy to ease market entry for SMEs venturing into India

02 May 2017

IE Singapore signs MOU with Guangxi to establish key Belt and Road connectivity node linking China to Southeast Asia

28 Apr 2017

Senior Minister of State Sim Ann leads 30 member Singapore delegation to Zhejiang reaffirms continuing Singapore China bilateral relations

24 Apr 2017

IE Singapore builds talent pool for India and Southeast Asia as more companies expand into the region

21 Apr 2017

Singapore's External Trade March 2017

17 Apr 2017

Singapore's External Trade March 2017

IE Singapore partners Pune to help Singapore urban solutions providers participate in India's Smart Cities Mission

23 Mar 2017

Yang Kee Logistics Partners IE Singapore in M&A Strategies to Fuel Global Growth

17 Mar 2017

Yang Kee Logistics Pte Ltd (“Yang Kee”) is pleased to announce that with International Enterprise (IE) Singapore’s partnership and support, it has successfully completed an acquisition of Axima Pty Ltd (“Axima”), an Australian based company. The overseas acquisition will significantly improve its overall profitability and boost Yang Kee’s revenue ...

Singapore's External Trade February 2017

17 Mar 2017

Singapore's External Trade February 2017

IE Singapore partners the Singapore food industry to capture market share in the fast-growing Middle East F&B sector

28 Feb 2017

International Enterprise (IE) Singapore has partnered the Singapore Food Manufacturers’ Association (SFMA) to lead the largest-ever delegation of 57 Singapore food companies to exhibit at Gulfood 2017 – the world’s biggest annual food & beverage exhibition. This is the eighth consecutive year Singapore is participating in the event.

IE Singapore partners Chongqing Municipal Government to drive demonstrative CCI multimodal transport & logistics projects

26 Feb 2017

To drive transport & logistics collaboration under the Chongqing Connectivity Initiative (CCI), International Enterprise (IE) Singapore will partner the Chongqing Municipal Government on a “1+1” Collaboration Framework to facilitate the implementation of two CCI projects, namely the Chongqing Logistics Development Platform (CLDP) and the Multi-Mod...

Singapore's External Trade January 2017

17 Feb 2017

Singapore's External Trade January 2017

Review of 2016 Trade Performance

17 Feb 2017

Singapore's total merchandise trade decreased by 4.9% to reach S$870 billion in 2016, moderating from the 8.9% decline in 2015.

Internationalisation a key engine of growth and transformation

16 Feb 2017

IE Singapore partners Meinhardt Group to expand into Africa and Middle East amid weakening global economy

08 Feb 2017

Despite headwinds in the global economy, internationalisation will continue to drive the growth of companies in the engineering consultancy sector as infrastructure demand remains strong globally...

Singapore's External Trade December 2016

17 Jan 2017

Singapore's External Trade December 2016

IE Singapore deepens network with Gujarat government to facilitate opportunities for Singapore companies in manufacturing, logistics services and port technologies

12 Jan 2017

Following the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed with the Government of Rajasthan in India last October, International Enterprise (IE) Singapore is further deepening ties with India through two partnerships with Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC) and Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB) to help Singapore companies expand into the mark...