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Ease of Doing Business in

Singapore

Singapore Download Profile (1730.9KB, pdf)
Region East Asia & Pacific
Income Category High income
Population 5,535,002
GNI Per Capita (US$) 52,090
City covered Singapore

190

1

DB 2017 Rank

1

100

DB 2017 DTF (% points)

  • local_library
  • group
Topics DB 2017 Rank DB 2016 Rank info_outline Change in Rank DB 2017 DTF (% points) info_outline DB 2016 DTF (% points) info_outline Change in DTF (% points) info_outline
Overall 2 3 up
1
85.05 84.50 down
0.55
Starting a Business 6 7 up
1
96.49 96.49
-
Dealing with Construction Permits 10 24 up
14
81.75 78.69 up
3.06
Getting Electricity 10 10
-
91.32 91.22 up
0.10
Registering Property 19 22 up
3
83.58 82.33 up
1.25
Getting Credit 20 19 down
1
75.00 75.00
-
Protecting Minority Investors 1 1
-
83.33 83.33
-
Paying Taxes 8 9 up
1
91.85 90.78 up
1.07
Trading across Borders 41 41
-
89.30 89.30
-
Enforcing Contracts 2 2
-
83.61 83.61
-
Resolving Insolvency 29 28 down
1
74.31 74.31
-

Positive= Doing Business reform making it easier to do business.Negative= Change making it more difficult to do business.

DB 2017 Rank:

41

DB 2016 Rank:

41

Change in Rank:

0

DB 2017 DTF (% points):

89.30

DB 2016 DTF (% points):

89.30

Change in DTF (% points):

0.00

Indicator Singapore East Asia & Pacific OECD high income
Time to export: Border compliance (hours) info_outline 12 57 12
Cost to export: Border compliance (USD) info_outline 335 402 150
Time to export: Documentary compliance (hours) info_outline 2 73 3
Cost to export: Documentary compliance (USD) info_outline 37 132 36
Time to import: Border compliance (hours) info_outline 35 71 9
Cost to import: Border compliance (USD) info_outline 220 436 115
Time to import: Documentary compliance (hours) info_outline 3 71 4
Cost to import: Documentary compliance (USD) info_outline 40 128 26
Characteristics Export Import
Product HS 85 : Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles HS 8708: Parts and accessories of motor vehicles
Trade partner Hong Kong, China Germany
Border Singapore port Singapore port
Distance (km) 15 15
Domestic transport time (hours) 2 1
Domestic transport cost (USD) 212 214
Export documents
Commercial Invoice
Packing List
Export Permit
Customs declaration
Import documents
Commercial Invoice
Packing List
Import Permit
Customs declaration