Minister for Trade and Industry S. Iswaran

Enterprise Singapore to provide differentiated programmes and support for companies at various development stages: Iswaran

SINGAPORE (Apr 2): Enterprise Singapore, the single agency for championing enterprise growth, was officially launched on Monday by S Iswaran, minister for trade and industry.

Forged through the merger of International Enterprise (IE) and Spring, Enterprise Singapore will help the government adapt and sharpen focus on enterprise development, amid a rapidly changing environment.

Home tax increase not a market cooling move, says Iswaran

(Feb 21): Singapore’s tax increase on home purchases exceeding $1 million is aimed at making duties more equitable rather than imposing an additional property curb, said S. Iswaran, minister of trade and industry.

Singapore charts path for growth as globalisation mood darkens

SINGAPORE (Feb 9): Singapore unveiled a set of strategies that reinforce its long-standing commitment to economic openness, as the trade-dependent nation seeks to drive growth in the next decade after a “dark shift in mood away from globalisation”.

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