The dragon year has been fruitful for the FCCS business support department, whose main mission is to help French companies to prospect and set up in Singapore.
The FCCS Directory is recognized as the unique reference for people interested in doing business with or within the French Business Community in Singapore.
Singapore's construction demand is expected to remain strong in 2013, fuelled by public sector projects.
The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) is projecting a construction demand of between S$26 billion and S$32 billion for 2013.
This comes after the industry reported S$28 billion worth of contracts awarded in 2012.
Please note that TINUBU SQUARE SINGAPORE PTE LTD has moved to the following address:
3 Science Park Drive
#03-18 The Franklin
Singapore Science Park
Tel: 6822 3967
Singapore on Friday made it costlier for foreigners to buy property and imposed other measures to cool down the market in which home prices have continued to rise despite an economic slowdown.
Starting Saturday, foreign buyers have to pay total stamp duties of 18 percent of a property's valuation, up from 13 percent, a government press release said.
Foreigners with permanent residency in Singapore will have to pay eight percent stamp duties, up from three percent.
Last week to benefit from the early bird rate!
On Saturday 13 April 2013, the French Chamber of Commerce in Singapore will organise its annual Gala Dinner at the Ritz Carlton.
Save some time and troubles by paying online for our events ! We have implemented a secure way which allows you to pay by credit card. All our Networking Events and Breakfast Talks are concerned!
Just tick: "Online payment per credit card (secured via PayPal)" in the registration and proceed to the payment.
Singapore escaped a technical recession after the economy grew in the fourth quarter thanks to a boost from services, government data showed Wednesday, but prospects for 2013 remain gloomy.
Gross domestic product (GDP) rose by an estimated 1.1 percent year-on-year in the three months to December, from zero growth in the previous quarter, the Ministry of Trade and Industry said.
German software firm SAP officially opened its SAP Next Business and Technology Research Centre on 10th Dec 2012, housed at the CREATE campus (Campus of Research Excellence and Technology Enterprise). SAP invested S$917 million in R&D globally last year, and 30 per cent of its R&D efforts were concentrated in the APAC region, with its other centres in Australia, China and India. The Singapore centre – a collaboration among SAP, EDB and NRF – will act as SAP’s research headquarters for the APAC region.
The "Panorama Sectors", a new quarterly publication of Coface, focuses on the sector risks in the world. The world economy is analysed by means of 14 business sectors in three large regions: emerging Asia, North America and the European Union.
The analysis uses three original indicators - strength of turnover, financial robustness and credit risk developed by Coface economists and drawn from the payment experience of companies observed and analysed by Coface underwriters.
We would like to share that Cegos Asia Pacific is now operating from a new office premises with effect from December 2012.
You may find our address and contact details as follows:
Cegos Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
460 Alexandra Road
Level 26, PSA Building
Tel : +65 6809 3097
The L’Oréal Group has opened an Advanced Research Centre in A*STAR’s Institute of Medical Biology (IMB) to plug into the world-class research environment in Biopolis and Singapore. This is part of L’Oréal’s strategy to foster relations with local centres of scientific excellence and internationalize its research to be closer to consumers in support of its strategy to gain one billion new consumers over the next 10 to 15 years.
The Vietnam Biogas Program has achieved registration under the Gold Standard, the stringent certification standard for projects reducing carbon emissions. It is the first Vietnamese project and the second largest household energy project registered under the Voluntary Gold Standard, showcasing that carbon markets can support the large-scale dissemination of life-improving and sustainable technologies.
Singapore and the European Union (EU) successfully concluded negotiations for the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (EUSFTA) on Sunday in Singapore.
Singapore Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) said the EUSFTA will be signed after all domestic processes, including translations and verifications, are completed.
Under the agreement, Singapore and EU companies will enjoy greater access to each other's markets.
ATR today officially inaugurated a new Training Center in Singapore both for commercial aircraft pilots and maintenance crew. It is located in the Seletar Aerospace Park, a major hub for the Singapore aerospace industry. The inauguration was attended by Singapore government officials, the French and the Italian ambassadors, top executives of Asian ATR operators and ATR CEO Filippo Bagnato with other top management representatives of ATR.