Global IPO proceeds up 28% in Q1

Even though the Asia-Pacific experienced a drop in IPO activity, it remained the world's busiest region for new listings in the first quarter of this year; in part because of activity in South-east Asia, EY said. Mr Max Loh, EY's Asean and Singapore ... ( read original story ...)

Australia: Pear export pilot partners appointed

New partners appointed to help Hort Innovation develop pear exports will target markets including Hong Kong, Canada, New Zealand and Singapore. Hort Innovation has signed contracts with partners to deliver the Pear early and broader season export pilot ... ( read original story ...)

Import and Export Procedures in Indonesia – Best Practices

The country’s top export destinations are China (US$16.8 billion), the United States (US$16.2 billion), Japan (US$16.2 billion), Singapore (US$11.2 billion), and India (US$10.1 billion). The country imports predominantly from China (US$32.1 billion ... ( read original story ...)

Is Singapore losing cash as SMEs pivot abroad?

When technology SME Eutech Cybernetic found it needed more room to grow outside of Singapore’s limited market, it turned to IE Singapore who proceeded to facilitate a partnership with industry giant Certis Group to offer their smart city solutions to a ... ( read original story ...)

DBS urges Singapore property buyers to be cautious

With more than 30,000 units in the pipeline and with more government land sales, Singapore property buyers are urged to be more cautious. 15 companies have submitted tenders for commercial and residential site at Holland Road. The Urban Redevelopment Board ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore Says It’s Beating Hong Kong to Be Asian Business Hub

Hong Kong has become more “China-centric,” enabling Singapore to take the lead when multinational companies look to set up their Asian headquarters in the region, according to the country’s Economic Development Board. With Hong Kong becoming more ... ( read original story ...)