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ACRA introduces new regulatory fee structure

The Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) in Singapore has announced changes to its regulatory fee structure for businesses. Its current regulatory fee structure will also be streamlined, with one off transactions previously charged under a pay-per-use model, to be made free of charge.


Singapore will grow petrochemical sectors sustainably

The energy and chemicals industry will continue to play an important role in the future economic growth in Singapore, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at a ceremony to honour petroleum company Royal Dutch Shell for its contributions to the Singapore economy on Thursday.


Singapore to exceed Japan in economic size by 2025

A new report released by the UOB (United Overseas Bank) in Singapore on Friday stated that South-east Asia's economy is anticipated to be bigger than Japan's by 2025, according to new projections.


Singapore comes in 8th on best-performing Asian cities list

Singapore has become the only developed economy to make the Milken Institute's top 10 list of Asia's Best-Performing Cities, coming in at eighth place; a noteworthy performance since the survey’s methodology rewards fast-growing cities.


China ranked top destination for regional expansion in Asia

The UOB has conducted the Asian Enterprise Survey of 2014 and findings show that China is top for business expansion in Asia but Singapore isn't far behind


Singapore SMEs See Rising Overheads and Falling Revenues

A survey of Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry amongst small and medium enterprises shows that they are facing rising expenses and falling revenues