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Singapore's top 100 brands grow in value to $56 billion

The total value of Singapore's top 100 brands has soared over the past year but some of the big guns have had a rocky 12 months, according to a report yesterday. It noted that the top 100 are valued at around US$41 billion (S$56 billion), up US$1.57 billion from last year. But five of the top 10 brands - Singapore Airlines (SIA), Wilmar International, Great Eastern Holdings, Keppel Corporation a...

SMEs partner big firms overseas to do well

Teaming up with big corporations which already have a strong presence overseas may smooth out the hurdles that are otherwise too large for some companies to overcome. Arranging such partnerships is now one of the priorities of trade agency International Enterprise (IE) Singapore, which has had some success of doing so in China. It has helped a number of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)...

Singapore urged to engage with Africa more

Singapore does not know Africa well enough, and that needs to change, Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan said yesterday. "Speaking from an Asian perspective, quite honestly I think we do not know enough about Africa. We don't engage enough, we don't visit each other enough, we don't have enough people-to-people levels of exchanges," he said. "But I hope that we will change this tr...

Resilient domestic demand boosts growth in most Asian economies

Loose monetary policy should support growth in Asia in coming months, economists say, but regional growth is likely to be negatively affected by a slowdown in China and a possible fallout from Brexit. The analysis comes as most Asian countries released second-quarter growth data that met or surpassed expectations on the back of resilient domestic demand. The Philippines led the pack in South-eas...

S'pore firms upbeat on increasing trade with US

Seven in 10 medium-sized to large enterprises in Singapore expect to increase trade with the United States over the next five years, an American Express (Amex) survey has found. The survey covered 531 companies across 35 markets worldwide, including 50 Singapore firms. An overwhelming 94 per cent of Singapore respondents believe the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement - if this major trade...

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Manufacturing Solutions Expo 2016

Manufacturing Solutions Expo (MSE) 2016 is an annual one-stop exhibition for products and solutions providers to showcase innovative solutions, cost-effective technologies and products to improve business productivity and efficiency within and beyond manufacturing industries.

Organised by Singapore Manufacturing Federation and Sphere Exhibits Pte Ltd, this premier trade exhibition provides abundant opportunities to meet, network and explore business opportunities through the various activities at the exhibition.

The exhibition will showcase a diverse range of effective solutions and presenting global leading brands from four profiles; Digital Factory, Industrial Automation, Sustainable Environment and Supply Chain.


HKTDC Hong Kong International Building and Hardware Fair 2016

Capping a decade of successful service to the building and construction industry, the HKTDC Hong Kong International Building and Hardware Fair is one of the most effective trading platforms in the world for building materials, hardware and related technology.  Once again the Green Building Materials zone is a highlight for 2016; Building Technology zone will focus on smart living technology, whileBuilding Performance and BIM zone will cover a range of topics about Building Information Modelling objects, software and consultancy services.  Please click here for pre-registration and get a FREE admission badge by mail.
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