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Singapore's Global Ranking

posted Oct 28, 2012, 7:12 AM by Fide Consultant Group

ABOUT SINGAPORE

Singapore ranks high on the international scale for business in term of workforce, economy, business climate, 
trade and investment, and technology and infrastructure.

  • World's easiest place to do business. Ranked 1st for the world's easiest place to do business (Doing Business 2010 Report, World Bank)
  • Most transparent country in the world and Asia. Ranked 1st for the most transparent country in the world and Asia (IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2009)
  • Best business environment in Asia Pacific and is 3rd worldwide. Ranked 1st for the best business environment in Asia Pacific and is 3rd worldwide (Business Environment Rankings, Economic Intelligence Unit)
  • World leader in foreign trade and investment. Singapore is the world leader in foreign trade and investment (The Globalisation Index 2009, Foreign Policy and A.T. Kearney)
  • The city with the best investment potential for 15 consecutive years. Ranked 2nd worldwide as the city with the best investment potential for 15 consecutive years (Profit Opportunity Recommendation (POR) 2009-­‐III)
  • Most open economy for international trade and investment. Ranked 1st for having the most open economy for international trade and investment (The Global Enabling Trade Report 2009, World Economic Forum) 
  • The world most "network ready" country. Ranked 3rd for the world most "network ready" country (The Global Information Technology Report 2008/09, World Economic Forum)
  • Most globalized city. Ranked 1st as the most globalised city (The Globalisation Index 2009, Ernst & Young and Economic Intelligence Unit)
  • Most competitive country. Ranked 1st for the most competitive country in the world (IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2010)
  • Best labour-­‐employer relations in the world. Ranked 1st for the best labour-­‐employer relations in the world (The Global Competitiveness Report, 2010-­‐2011, World Economic Forum)
  • Most motivated workforce in Asia. Ranked 1st for the most motivated workforce in Asia and 3rd in the world (IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2008)
  • Most attractive environment for highly skilled foreigners. Ranked 2nd for the most attractive environment for highly skilled foreigners (IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2010)
  • Having the least corruption in its economy. Ranked 1st in Asia and 4th in the world for having the least corruption in its economy (IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2009)
  • Best protection of intellectual property. Ranked 3rd in the world for having the best protection of intellectual property. (The Global Competitiveness Report 2010-­‐2011, World Economic Forum) 






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