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Discover our Newly Revamped & Extended Office Space!

The FCCS has renovated its office and extended its business centre.

 

A brand new look!

 

Our new offices reflect the dynamism of our Chamber. With an increasing number of members, a growing activity for our Business Support and HR services, our team is constantly growing to better serve our members. Our meeting room will be able to accommodate more guests for our upcoming exciting committee meetings!

 

Welcome to Singapore 2012 - The Photo Gallery!

This annual “Rendez-Vous” this year brought together a very large audience, composed of friends and French newcomers.

This gathering was a great chance for new expatriates in Singapore to meet the well established ones and get introduced to the French Business Community.

This year, and for the first time, our gathering took place at AXA Campus, which offers a great architecture and a pleasant atmosphere.

S'pore's trade negotiations with EU, India progressing well

Singapore is hopeful its ongoing trade negotiations with the European Union (EU) and India can be concluded by the end of this year.

Trade and Industry Minister Lim Hng Kiang gave the update in Parliament on Tuesday in response to a question from Nominated Member of Parliament R Dhinakaran.

The EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (EUSFTA) negotiations are in an advanced stage, with 11 rounds of negotiations held so far.

Singapore is the 2nd most competitive country in the world

According to the World Economic Forum's 2012-2013 ranking of the most competitive economies cited in Business Insider, Switzerland took the top spot, followed by Singapore, Finland, Sweden, and the Netherlands.

The report revealed Singapore's weakness though - that general government debt is 135th in the world at over 100% of GDP.

Only 2 other Asian countries made it to the top 10 - Hong Kong placed 9th while Japan placed 10th.

Foxmas Asia at IAA Show 2012 in Hanover-Germany

Foxmas Asia Pte Ltd will exhibit as Lamilux South-East Asia Branch Office at IAA Commercial Vehicle Show 2012 (Hanover Exhibition Center - Germany) from Sept 20th to 27th.

Glassfiber Reinforced Plastics are on the march globally. When it comes to environmentally friendly mobility and energy-efficient transportation of goods, they are setting the future trends for lightweight construction! Their advantages include their low specific weight, their extreme stability and their high level of resistance to corrosion, UV and weathering!

Medaire Expands Aircraft Medical Kit Operations Into UK, Europe And Asia Pacific

Responding to the needs and pressures of commercial airlines, MedAire, an International SOS company, strengthened its medical kit refurbishment capabilities and distribution into, and throughout, Europe and Asia.

The addition of LE West, based in the United Kingdom; SMI (Service Médical International), based in France; and Nutracare Pharma in Singapore to the International SOS group of companies strengthened MedAire’s operational capabilities in Europe and Asia Pacific.

Google expands in Asia with "mobile first" strategy

Global search engine Google said the Internet is increasingly playing a part in the overall growth of countries' economies, particularly in emerging markets.

It claims it's seeing a "strong correlation" between the growth of the digital economy, and countries' GDP growth rates.

Google is making an aggressive push in East Asia, where it's investing US$700 million for three data centres in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Singapore's NODX up 5.8% on-year in July

Singapore's non-oil domestic exports expanded by 5.8 per cent on-year in July, following a 6.6 per cent rise in the previous month.

Trade agency IE Singapore attributed the increase to the rise in exports of telecommunications equipment, integrated circuits and machineries.

Total trade expanded by 2.9 per cent on-year in July, following a 2.7 per cent increase in the previous month.