Business Reforms in Singapore

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

DB2015:

Enforcing Contracts:

Singapore made enforcing contracts easier by introducing a new electronic litigation system that streamlines litigation proceedings.


DB2014:

Registering Property:

Singapore made transferring property easier by introducing an online procedure for property transfers.


Getting Credit:

Singapore improved its credit information system by guaranteeing by law borrowers’ right to inspect their own data.


DB2011:

Getting Credit:

Singapore improved its credit information system by collecting and distributing information on firms.


DB2010:

Starting a Business:

Singapore made starting a business easier by combining tax registration with business registration on a single online form.


Dealing with Construction Permits:

Singapore made dealing with construction permits easier through new workplace safety and health regulations allowing companies in low-risk industries to submit documents online.


Registering Property:

Singapore made registering property easier by upgrading electronic systems and streamlining the administrative procedures of the government agencies involved.


DB2009:

Starting a Business:

Singapore reduced the time and number of procedures to start a business by simplifying the online start-up process.


Dealing with Construction Permits:

Singapore made dealing with construction permits easier by improving internal data management and processing at agencies involved in the permitting process.


Reform Summaries


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