Fact Sheet: Singapore - Canada's Priority Market

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Fast Facts

  • Capital: Singapore
  • Population (millions): 5.4
  • Total area: 700 km2
  • Currency: Dollar
  • Language (s): English, Chinese, Malay, Tamil

Economic Facts 2012

  • GDP ($ billions): 276.5
  • GDP per capita ($): 51,153
  • GDP growth (%): 1.3
  • Inflation (%): 4.6
  • Unemployment (%): 2

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)
 20122007
Canada’s merchandise exports to Singapore$908.2$913.6
Canada’s merchandise imports from Singapore$1,424.5$1,492.6
Canadian investment in Singapore$2,323$2,464
Singaporean investment in Canada$596$282