National currency: Singapore dollar
Singapore is a modern prosperous city-state and island country in Southeast Asia. Singapore lies off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula and is 136 kilometers north of the equator.
Singapore’s Changi Airport is one of the busiest and best connected in the world to over 200 destinations worldwide, with 5000 arrivals and departures a week. Singapore is also a leading sea port in Asia, commercial and transport hub. Singapore is one of the world’s busiest cruise centres, many Asian and Australia cruise routes start from Singapore. Marina Bay Cruise Centre Singapore accommodates the largest cruise liners of the world.
Singapore is a cultural melting pot, a blend of old-world and new architecture. Singapore is a garden city. Singapore offers a lot of attractions for tourists: sightseeing, dining, shopping.
Visitors to Singapore are impressed with fantastic architecture and unforgettable mix of historical and modern strustures: Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, Gardens by tha Bay, Henderson Waves bridge, Marina Bay Sands, ArtScience Museum, just to name some of them.
Healthcare services and facilities in Singapore are among of the best in the world.
Singapore education system is highly recognized both in Asia and around the world, quality of schooling in Singapore is among the best in the world.
Singapore is a key regional and global hub for companies to do business. Singapore has the most conducive environment for business as compared to its regional neighbours and the world.
World Bank Group every year ranks economies of 189 countries on their ease of doing business.
The ranking for economy of Singapore as to 2015 in several selected indicators are as following:
- Ease of doing business: 1
- Starting Business: 6
- Paying taxes: 5
- Trading across borders: 1