singapore


CPSC Membership

Partner Ministry/Organization Department of Education
Liaison Officer Mr. Calvin Chong
Senior Deputy Director, Planning/International Cooperation (SDDPL/IC)
Planning Division, Ministry of Education
21st Storey, MOE Building
1 North Buona Vista Drive, Singapore 138675
Recent Programs Held in the Country 2016: Regional Program on TVET Program for Principals and Administrators. May 9-13, 2016.
2015: Regional Program on TVET Program for Principals and Administrators. April 13-17, 2015. 2014: Regional Program on TVET Program for Principals and Administrators. February 24-28, 2014.
2012: Regional Program on TVET Program for Principals and Administrators. December 3-7, 2012.
Ambassador H.E. Kok Li Peng
Ambassador of the Republic of Singapore
Address of Embassy/Consulate in Manila No. 505 Rizal Drive
Bonifacio Global City
1634 Taguig City, Philippines

Economy

GDP (billions) $296, 642 billion (Nominal: 40th, 2016 est.)
GDP Per Capita $52,888 (nominal; 2016)
Currency Singaporean Dollar (SGD) = 100 cents
Major Exports Machinery and Equipment, Electronics and Telecommunications, Pharmaceuticals
Major Imports Machinery and Equipment, Mineral Fuels, Chemicals, Foodstuffs, Consumer Goods
Major Industries Financial Services, Electronics, Chemicals, Oil Drilling Equipment, Petroleum Refining, Rubber Processing and Products, Processed Food and Beverages
Major Export Partners Malaysia 12.2%, China 11.8%, Hong Kong 11.2%, Indonesia 9.9%, United States 5.8%, Japan 4.3%, South Korea 4.1%, Canada 3.7% (2013 est.)
Major Import Partners China 11.7%, Malaysia 10.9%, United States 10.4%, South Korea 6.4%, Japan 5.5%, Indonesia 5.2%, United Arab Emirates 4.4% (2013 est.)
Foreign Exchange Reserves $251.6 Billion
Inflation 1.0%
Gini Coefficient 46.4% (2015)
Competitiveness Rank 2nd
Ease of Doing Business Rank 2nd (out of 190)
Employment Rate 98.0% (2016, est.)
Unemployment Rate 2.0% (2016, est.)

Politics

tony-tanTony Tan (http://www.businesstimes.com.sg)

Type of Government Unitary dominant-party parliamentary republic
Head of State Tony Tan (President)
Head of Government Lee Hsien Loong (Prime Minister)
Legislating Body/Bodies Singapore Parliament

Social Facts

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Time zone UTC +8:00
Human Development Index 0.912 (very high, 11th out of 180)
Literacy Rate 96.8% (men, 98.7%; women, 95.1%)
% of people with internet access 82.10% (4,600,670)
Life Expectancy 83.10 years (Males: 80.0, Females: 86.1)
Drives on the Left
Calling code +65
ISO 3166 code SG
Internet TLD .sg