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The Economic Development Board (EDB) is the lead government agency for planning and executing strategies to enhance Singapore’s economic competitiveness. Set up in 1961, our agency has over 50 years of experience in assisting foreign businesses with the setup and expansion of their operations in Singapore.

How We Help

Whether you are considering Singapore as an investment destination, or looking for ways to grow and expand your existing business, our team is happy to provide the assistance you need. Here are our key services.



With deep insights and networks into Singapore’s various industries, we can help you to assess the advantages of setting up here as well as to highlight critical regulations that may be relevant to your business.

Incentives & Schemes

Singapore offers several grants and incentives to eligible companies ranging from grants for research, training, and productivity, to tax incentives for pioneer activities, industrial land-efficiency, or corporate treasury. 


We can connect you with a wider network of government agencies and EDB partners (private companies) who can assist with business incorporation, taxation, legal matters and financial services.

Begin Your Journey


Corporate Investors


As Singapore’s lead agency for global business, EDB has a long track record of supporting international businesses as they seek out new growth opportunities in Asia and the world. We work closely with corporate investors on a case-by-case basis to establish or deepen their strategic activities in Singapore. Whether your goal is to set up a new venture in Singapore, or to drive top-line growth of your existing business, find out how we can facilitate your Singapore business journey.



Individual Investors


Individual investors who are interested in being based in Singapore can consider the Global Investor Programme (GIP), which allows eligible foreign investors and their families to apply for Singapore Permanent Residence (PR). Administered by Contact Singapore, a division of the EDB, find out why the GIP is one of the most in-demand visas of the investment world.