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Doing Business 2013

Singapore topped the global ranking on the ease of doing business for the seventh consecutive year.

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Some Small Countrie Do It Better

REPORT- Some Small Countrie Do It Better: Small, resource-poor Singapore sustained high economic growth rates for over a decade by investing in human capital and implementing the right policies. More

East Asia and Pacific Economic Data Monitor

REPORT- East Asia and Pacific Economic Data Monitor, October 2012: Growth in the East Asia and Pacific region may slow down from 8.2 percent in 2011 to 7.2 percent this year. More

World Development Report 2013REPORT- World Development Report 2013, October 2, 2012: Findings show that most jobs are created in the private sector and that these are often the driver of economic growth. More

Toward Gender Equality in East Asia and the PacificREPORT - Toward Gender Equality in East Asia and Pacific
Since 2000, there are now more women parliamentarians in Singapore. This regional report says that promoting gender equality in government contributes to higher quality development decision making.

Global Economic Prospects, June 2012: East Asia and PacificREPORT - Global Economic Prospects, June 2012: East Asia and Pacific
Global GDP is projected to increase 2.5 percent in 2012, with growth accelerating to 3.0 and 3.3 percent in 2013 and 2014. More

Government officials from Delta State, Nigeria, travelled to SingaporeFEATURE STORY- Delta State, Nigeria Beyond Oil
Nigerian Officials from Delta State visited Singapore’s special economic zones and competitive clusters.
Blog: East Asia and Pacific on the rise

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The rate of development in Singapore is among the fastest, reaching developed status in merely one generation. See how a tranquil port town emerged as a modern hub for the East Asia region and the world.

Economic Reports
EAP Data Monitor - October 2012
 East Asia & Pacific Economic Data Monitor - Oct 2012 
East Asia & Pacific Economic Update - May 2012
Doing Business 2012