Fact Sheet: Singapore - Canada's Priority Market

Fast Facts

  • Capital: Singapore
  • Population (millions): 5.5
  • Total area: 700 km2
  • Currency: Singapore dollar (SGD)
  • Language (s): English, Chinese, Malay, Tamil

Economic Facts 2014

  • GDP ($ billions): 340.2
  • GDP per capita ($): 62,200
  • GDP growth (%): 2.9
  • Inflation (%): 1.0
  • Unemployment (%): 2.0

Key Opportunities

  • Aerospace
  • Agriculture and processed food
  • Defence and security
  • Education
  • Financial services
  • Information and communicaitons technologies
  • Professional services
  • Sustainable technologies

Major Negotiations and Agreements

Support Services

Trade Commissioner Service of Canada

Trade and Investment Promotion Initiatives

  • Canada-ASEAN Business Council
Trade and Investment
Value (in millions of dollars)
 2014
Canada’s merchandise exports to Singapore$1,308.7
Canada’s merchandise imports from Singapore$1,155.0
Canadian investment in Singapore$2,963
Singaporean investment in Canada$695