Singapore: In-depth PESTLE Insights

This PESTLE country analysis report on Singapore provides a holistic view of the country, with insightful analysis of current and future issues, supplemented with relevant quantitative data to support trend analysis.

Synopsis

- Understand the political system in Singapore through analysis of key figures in the country and governance indicators.

- Understand the economic situation in Singapore through a balanced assessment of core macroeconomic issues.

- Understand customer demographics in Singapore through analysis of income distribution and the rural-urban split, as well as healthcare and education.

- Understand the technological landscape in Singapore through analysis of relevant laws and policies, as well as patents data.

- Understand the legal landscape in Singapore through analysis of the judicial system as well as performance of the legal indicators

- Understand the environmental landscape in Singapore through analysis of the environmental regulations and the performance of the environmental indicators

Scope

- The political landscape section discusses the evolution of the political scenario in Singapore, as well as the country's economic, social, foreign, and defense policies. The section also discusses the country's performance according to World Bank Governance Indicators.

- The economic landscape section outlines the evolution of Singapore 's economy, as well as the country's performance in terms of GDP growth, composition by sector (agriculture, industry, and services), fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, credit disbursement, banking sector, and employment."

- The social landscape section analyzes the government's social welfare policies, as well as the country's performance in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education.

Reasons to buy

- What is the outlook in Singapore in terms of political stability, policies towards business, and the popularity of the government?

- How does Singapore perform in terms of GDP growth, its fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, and employment?

- How does Singapore perform in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education?

- How does Singapore perform in terms of technology-intensive sectors like IT, life sciences, and R&D expenditure trends?

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Overview 2

Catalyst 2

Summary 2

Key findings 2

PESTLE highlights 4

Key fundamentals 5

Key Facts and Geographic Location 12

Key ...

Table of Contents

Overview 2

Catalyst 2

Summary 2

Key findings 2

PESTLE highlights 4

Key fundamentals 5

Key Facts and Geographic Location 12

Key facts 12

Geographic location 13

PESTLE Analysis 14

Summary 14

Political analysis 15

Overview 15

Current strengths 15

Current challenges 16

Future prospects 16

Future risks 18

Economic analysis 19

Overview 19

Current strengths 19

Current challenges 21

Future prospects 21

Future risks 22

Social analysis 23

Overview 23

Current strengths 23

Current challenges 23

Future prospects 24

Future risks 24

Technological analysis 25

Overview 25

Current strengths 25

Current challenges 26

Future prospects 27

Future risks 28

Legal analysis 29

Overview 29

Current strengths 29

Current challenges 29

Future prospects 29

Future risks 30

Environmental analysis 31

Overview 31

Current strengths 31

Current challenges 32

Future prospects 32

Political Landscape 34

Summary 34

Evolution 34

Structure and policies 36

Key political figures 36

Structure of government 36

Structure of legislature 37

Key policies 38

Performance 38

Governance indicators 38

Outlook 39

Economic Landscape 40

Summary 40

Evolution 40

Structure and policies 41

Financial system 41

Financial authorities and regulators 41

Stock Exchange 41

Performance 42

GDP and growth rate 42

Fiscal situation 47

Current account 47

Foreign trade 48

Monetary situation 49

Employment 50

International investment position 50

Credit rating 50

Outlook 51

Social Landscape 52

Summary 52

Evolution 52

Structure and policies 52

Demographic composition 52

Education 53

Healthcare 54

Social welfare 54

Performance 54

Healthcare 54

Education 55

Outlook 56

Technological Landscape 57

Summary 57

Evolution 57

Structure and policies 57

Intellectual property 57

R&D 57

Performance 57

Mobile phones 57

Outlook 58

Legal Landscape 59

Summary 59

Evolution 59

Structure and policies 59

Judicial system 59

Tax regulations 60

Trade regulations 60

Performance 61

Effectiveness of the legal system 61

Outlook 61

Environmental Landscape 62

Summary 62

Evolution 62

Structure and policies 62

Environmental regulations 62

Environmental actions 63

Performance 64

Environmental impact 64

Outlook 64

Appendix 66

Ask the analyst 66

About MarketLine 66

Disclaimer 66

List of Tables

List of Tables

Table 1: Singapore – Key Fundamentals, 2016–2022f 5

Table 2: Singapore – Key Facts, 2018 12

Table 3: Analysis of Singapore’s Political ...

List of Tables

Table 1: Singapore – Key Fundamentals, 2016–2022f 5

Table 2: Singapore – Key Facts, 2018 12

Table 3: Analysis of Singapore’s Political Landscape 15

Table 4: Analysis of Singapore’s Economic Landscape 19

Table 5: Analysis of Singapore’s Social Landscape 23

Table 6: Analysis of Singapore’s Technology Landscape 25

Table 7: Analysis of Singapore’s Legal Landscape 29

Table 8: Analysis of Singapore’s Environmental Landscape 31

Table 9: Mid-year Resident Population by Age (% of Total Population), 2017 53

List of Figures

List of Figures

Figure 1: Map of Singapore 13

Figure 2: FDI Trends (S$ Billion), 2010–2016 20

Figure 3: FDI Share by Sector (%), 2016 ...

List of Figures

Figure 1: Map of Singapore 13

Figure 2: FDI Trends (S$ Billion), 2010–2016 20

Figure 3: FDI Share by Sector (%), 2016 20

Figure 4: FDI by Country (S$ Billion), 2012–2016 21

Figure 5: Household Loans (S$ Billion), Q2 2012–Q2 2018 22

Figure 6: Research and Development Expenditure by Sector (S$ Billion), 2006–2016 26

Figure 7: Research and Development Personnel (%), 2016 27

Figure 8: Singapore’s Waste Recycling Rate (Tonnes/%), 2017 32

Figure 9: Singapore – Political Events Timeline 34

Figure 10: Singapore – Key Political Figures 36

Figure 11: Distribution of Seats by Political Parties, September 2015 37

Figure 12: Evolution of GDP Growth in Singapore (%), 2007–2017 41

Figure 13: GDP and GDP Growth Rate ($ Billion/%), 2012–2022f 43

Figure 14: GDP Composition by Sector (%), 2017 44

Figure 15: Agricultural Output in Singapore (S$ Million/%), 2012–2017 45

Figure 16: Industrial Output in Singapore (S$ Billion/%), 2012–2017 46

Figure 17: Services Output in Singapore (S$ Billion/%), 2012–2017 47

Figure 18: Singapore’s External Trade ($ Billion), 2013–2017 48

Figure 19: CPI and CPI-based Inflation in Singapore, 2012–2022f 49

Figure 20: Unemployment in Singapore (Thousands/%), 2012–2022f 50

Figure 21: Healthcare Expenditure in Singapore ($ Billion/% of GDP), 2011–2017 55

Figure 22: Public Education Expenditure in Singapore ($ Billion/% of GDP), 2011–2016 56

Figure 23: Internet Users in Singapore (Millions/%), 2013–2017 58

Figure 24: Carbon Dioxide Emissions in Singapore (Million Metric Tons/%), 2008–2015 64

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