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SINGAPORE EXPORTS UP 7.6 PCT IN Q3

SINGAPORE– Singapore’s Non-oil domestic exports (NODX) grew by 7.6 per cent in 3Q 2017, driven by both electronic and non-electronic exports, according to statistics released by trade agency International Enterprise (IE) Singapore on Thursday (Nov 23).

Electronic NODX grew for …

US Sanctions, Terror Designation Increase Pressure on North Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump’s re-listing of North Korea this week as a state-sponsor of terrorism – a largely symbolic move � and the announcement of tightened sanctions on Tuesday were generally welcomed by analysts as stepped-up pressure on Pyongyang to …

Six Men Arrested for Illegal Transaction of Marine Gas Oil

The Police Coast Guard (PCG) has arrested six men, aged between 23 and 58, for their suspected involvement in illegal transactions of Marine Gas Oil (MGO).

On 20 November 2017 at 11.49 am, PCG received information about an illegal sale …

Payments Council endorses Singapore Quick Response Code Specifications for electronic payments

Singapore-The Payments Council has endorsed the specification for a common Singapore Quick Response Code (SG QR) that can accept electronic payments by both domestic and international payment schemes, e-wallets, and banks. The new SG QR was developed by an industry …

US$2b of capital available for FinTech start-ups through Singapore FinTech Festival 2017’s Investor Summit

Singapore- Over 1,000 attendees, comprising investors and FinTech start-ups, turned up at the Singapore FinTech Festival’s Investor Summit or Deal Day today, and up to US$2 billion of capital was made available for the start-ups. The Investor Summit was the …

SINGAPORE, HONG KONG MONETARY AUTHORIZES EXCHANGE MOU ON DIGITALIZING TRADE

SINGAPORE– Monetary authorities of Singapore and China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region exchanged a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Singapore on Wednesday, according to a press release from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).

With the MoU, signed between MAS …

SINGAPORE PROHIBITS ALL COMMERCIAL TRADES WITH NORTH KOREA

SINGAPORE, — Singapore has prohibited all commercially traded goods, including exchanged for money or barter traded from North Korea, whether they are imported, exported, transshipped or brought in transit through the republic from Nov 8.

In a circular to traders …

SINGAPORE PROHIBITS ALL COMMERCIAL TRADES WITH NORTH KOREA

SINGAPORE, — Singapore has prohibited all commercially traded goods, including exchanged for money or barter traded from North Korea, whether they are imported, exported, transshipped or brought in transit through the republic from Nov 8.

In a circular to traders …