Singapore – Gateway to Asia
prepared by: Goran Jurum
Strategic Business Development Consultant
Asian Markets
Certified Boa...
Singapore – Gateway to Asia
Singapore – Gateway to Asia
2010. World fastest growing economy (+17,9 % 1st
half)
• - Hub to enter SE & East Asian market...
Singapore – Gateway to Asia
• - SE Asia off the Malaysian peninsula
• - separated by the Straits of Johor
• - multicultura...
Singapore – Gateway to Asia
• Rankings: Singapore Changi Airport 2010: 1/190 & S.
Airline
• A. T. Kerney – Foreign Policy,...
Singapore – Gateway to Asia
• Comparison with Croatia:
• - Population: 5,0 mil., slightly over population
in Croatia (cca ...
Singapore – Gateway to Asia
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██ASEANobservers
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Singapore – gateway to Asia
• AFTA – ASEAN Free Trade Area + ACIA
(ASEAN Comprehensive Investment Area):
- foundation for ...
Singapore – Gateway to Asia
• ASEAN-10: - Singapore (founding member
of AFTA), Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines,
Thailand,...
Singapore – Gateway to Asia
• ASEAN-10:
- bigger by the population than the EU-27 (0,5 bn.
inhabitants)
• - cohesive integ...
Singapore – Gateway to Asia
Gateway to Asia
• ASEAN-10:
• The aim is to creaate ASEAN Economic
Community (AEC) by 2015. like EU
• Integration based on...
Singapore – Gateway to Asia
• ASEAN-10 dialogue partners: (FTAs)
– - EU – FTA under negotiation
– - USA
– - China – ASEAN ...
Singapore - Gateway to Asia
• Business travel in the Region:
• - Singapore: Croatain Passport holders travel to
Singapore ...
Singapore – Gatway to Asia
• EUs (EEAS) relations with ASEAN (2007.-
12.):
• Due to the political situation in Burma froze...
Singapore – Gateway to Asia
• Asia – Europe Meeting (ASEM):
• Informal dialogue process initiated in 1996.
between the 2 p...
Singapore – Gateway to Asia
• Croatia is expected to be 28th
member state of
the EU (envisaged membeship in 2012.)
• After...
Singapore – Gateway to Asia
• ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF):
• Formal multilateral dialogue in APAC Region,
since 1994. consi...
Singapore – Gateway to Asia
• Source: Tom Lister www.ExportBlueprint.com
• Export Success Report:
• http://media.exportblu...
Singapore – Gateway to Asia
• Web pages:
• www.business.gov.sg (Government)
• www.thegovmonitor.com/world_news/asia/singap...
Singapore – Gateway to Asia
• Thailand: Growth rate 6,25 % (GDP in 2010.)
• 38/139 on the WEF scale on competitiveness
• (...
Singapore – Gateway to Asia
prepared by: Goran Jurum for the Presentaion at
the Croatian Chamber of Economy
Strategic Busi...
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  1. 1. Singapore – Gateway to Asia prepared by: Goran Jurum Strategic Business Development Consultant Asian Markets Certified Board Member, CROMA 2008. Certified Sales Consultant, CINCOM 2006. E-mail: goran.jurum@inet.hr Zagreb, 02./10./2010.
  2. 2. Singapore – Gateway to Asia
  3. 3. Singapore – Gateway to Asia 2010. World fastest growing economy (+17,9 % 1st half) • - Hub to enter SE & East Asian markets (member of ASEAN-10) • - Open, competive & innovative economy • - The most globalized country in the World • - World's top logistic hub (WB) – - 5th bussiest Sea-Port in the World & important Airport-hub • - World's leading financial centre (ranked 4th ) • - World's most business friendly economy
  4. 4. Singapore – Gateway to Asia • - SE Asia off the Malaysian peninsula • - separated by the Straits of Johor • - multicultural cosmopolitan city – state • - best quality life in Asia & 11th overall in the W. • - 2nd most densely populated country (after
  5. 5. Singapore – Gateway to Asia • Rankings: Singapore Changi Airport 2010: 1/190 & S. Airline • A. T. Kerney – Foreign Policy, Globalization Index 2006.: 1/62 • UN: HDI (2009.) 23/182 • Foreign Exchange reserves: 8/156 • External debt: 65/202 • The Wall Street Journal - Index of economic freedom (2008.): 2/155 • The Economist – Quality of life Index (2005.): 11/111 • WEF – Enabling Trade Index (2009.): 1/121 • - Global Competitiveness Index (2009-10): 3/133 • - Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index:10/133 World Tourism Organization: 29th of all countries
  6. 6. Singapore – Gateway to Asia • Comparison with Croatia: • - Population: 5,0 mil., slightly over population in Croatia (cca 4,5 mil.) • - Surface area: 710 km2 comparing to 56.594 km2 (80 times bigger), Zagreb 641 km2 • GDP p/c (nominal 2009.) US$: 37.293 vs. 14.243
  7. 7. Singapore – Gateway to Asia ██ASEANfullmembers ██ASEANobservers ██ASEANcandidatemembers
  8. 8. Singapore – gateway to Asia • AFTA – ASEAN Free Trade Area + ACIA (ASEAN Comprehensive Investment Area): - foundation for AEC – - signed in 1992. in Singapore originally for ASEAN-6 – - common external preferential tariff scheme to promote mutual free flow of goods & services within ASEAN
  9. 9. Singapore – Gateway to Asia • ASEAN-10: - Singapore (founding member of AFTA), Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Burma (Myanmar), Brunei • ASEAN + 3: - China, Japan, S. Korea • - India • - Australia
  10. 10. Singapore – Gateway to Asia • ASEAN-10: - bigger by the population than the EU-27 (0,5 bn. inhabitants) • - cohesive integration processes like in the EU leading towards the creation of the ASEAN Economic Community • - stronger intra ASEAN possibilities for growth (domestic demand) • - populated with young skilled labor force
  11. 11. Singapore – Gateway to Asia
  12. 12. Gateway to Asia • ASEAN-10: • The aim is to creaate ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by 2015. like EU • Integration based on 3 pillars: - security • - socio-cultural - economic
  13. 13. Singapore – Gateway to Asia • ASEAN-10 dialogue partners: (FTAs) – - EU – FTA under negotiation – - USA – - China – ASEAN + 3, ACFTA from 2010. – - Japan – ASEAN + 3 – - S. Korea – ASEAN + 3 – - India – - Australia & N. Zealand
  14. 14. Singapore - Gateway to Asia • Business travel in the Region: • - Singapore: Croatain Passport holders travel to Singapore VISA FREE (up to 30 days stay) • - Malaysia: visa free travel up to 30 days • - S. Korea: 30 days • - Hong Kong: 14 days • - Macao: 90 days
  15. 15. Singapore – Gatway to Asia • EUs (EEAS) relations with ASEAN (2007.- 12.): • Due to the political situation in Burma frozen, but progressing after 16th ASEAN-EU Ministerial Meeting held in Nurnberg, 2007. • EEC – the 1st to est. relations with ASEAN in 1972. and in 1980. at ministerial level (Brux.) • ASEM Summit, 2010., Oct. 4th -5th • EU – S. Korea Summit, 2010., Oct. 6th
  16. 16. Singapore – Gateway to Asia • Asia – Europe Meeting (ASEM): • Informal dialogue process initiated in 1996. between the 2 partenrs for better understanding
  17. 17. Singapore – Gateway to Asia • Croatia is expected to be 28th member state of the EU (envisaged membeship in 2012.) • After joining the EU Croatia's relations will be governed by the "acquis communitaire" – - relaxing and easing of the visa regime – - better insitutional umbrella under the EU
  18. 18. Singapore – Gateway to Asia • ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF): • Formal multilateral dialogue in APAC Region, since 1994. consisting of 27 participants • ASEAN-10 + EU, USA, China, Russia, Canada, Japan, India, Pakistan, S. & N. Korea, Australia, N. Zealand, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Mongolia, Papua N. Guinea & Timor-Leste
  19. 19. Singapore – Gateway to Asia • Source: Tom Lister www.ExportBlueprint.com • Export Success Report: • http://media.exportblueprint.com.s3.amazonaws.com/ export_success_report.pdf • Trade Statistics: • http://www.exportblueprint.com/videos/tradestats.htm l • Applying the 80/20 principle: • http://www.exportblueprint.com/videos/8020.html • How to find Potential Intl. Distributors: • http://www.exportblueprint.com/videos/distributors.ht
  20. 20. Singapore – Gateway to Asia • Web pages: • www.business.gov.sg (Government) • www.thegovmonitor.com/world_news/asia/singapore • https://app.stb.gov.sg/asp/index.asp (Singapore Tourist Board) • https://app.stb.gov.sg/asp/index.asp (Dialy Newspapers)
  21. 21. Singapore – Gateway to Asia • Thailand: Growth rate 6,25 % (GDP in 2010.) • 38/139 on the WEF scale on competitiveness • (permanently on the top 1/3 economies) beside political turmoil • 12th on the scale for investor protection (ahead of Japan, S. Korea, China, Australia, Italy, France • Oureach Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Philippines, India
  22. 22. Singapore – Gateway to Asia prepared by: Goran Jurum for the Presentaion at the Croatian Chamber of Economy Strategic Business Development Consultant Asian Markets Certified Board Member, CROMA 2008. Certified Sales Consultant, CINCOM 2006. E-mail: goran.jurum@inet.hr Zagreb, 02./10./2010.

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