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Financing a Business in Singapore

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Financing a Business in Singapore

National Government Incentives

The government offers a variety of grants, incentives and support for UK businesses looking to invest in their economy through The Economic Development Board. The support is divided into six broad categories:

  • Equipment and Technology
  • Business Development
  • Innovation, R&D and Intellectual Property
  • Headquarters Management
  • Industry Development
  • Local Government Incentives

The assistance takes the form of grants, tax exemptions, and tax and interest breaks. The grants cover everything from recruitment, equipment to research and development. There are a number of criteria for eligibility, which can be seen at The Economic Development Board website:

Local Government Incentives

Government agencies, such as The Singapore Film Society, also offer industry specific financial assistance to UK businesses in the form of loans, grants and tax incentives. Details of this can be found at Non financial assistance is also offered on issues such as premises and training.

Private Finance

Credit from financial institutions is available from a variety of private financial institutions such as HSBC and Barclays, which have branches in the Singapore. As with all commercial loans, a strong business plan and an understanding of the local business conventions and etiquette are important if pursuing this form of finance. A financial centre, Singapore has over 100 foreign banks in various forms.

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