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Employment and Business in Singapore

EmploymentThe average annual wage in Singapore, in terms of purchasing power parity, is US$31,400 (source: UN International Labour Organiation), while the unemployment rate, as a percentage of the total work force, is 1.9%. According to the latest World Bank "doing business" rankings, Singapore tops the list of 189 countries. There are a total of 3 standard procedures that must be followed when starting up a new business, with the minimum start-up time being 3 days (source: World Bank).


 

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Moving to Singapore

If you are considering moving to Singapore or are soon to depart, you can find helpful information and advice in the Expat Briefing dedicated Singapore section including; details of immigration and visas, Singaporean forums, Singaporean event listings and service providers in Singapore.

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Living in Singapore

From your safety to shoppingliving in Singapore can yield great benefits as well as occasional drawbacks.  Find your feet and stay abreast of the latest developments affecting expats in Singapore with relevant news and up-to-date information.

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Working in Singapore

Working in Singapore can be rewarding as well as stressful, if you don't plan ahead and fulfill any legal requirements. Find out about visas and passports, owning and operating a company in Singapore, and general Singaporean culture of the labour market.

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