Southeast Asia's marine region is home to the independent island nation and the city-state of Singapore. With an average IQ of 108, it’s not surprising the third most densely populated country in the world is also a global financial center.
And travelers who fly the 9,544 miles from New York to Singapore are treated to a 131-foot-high waterfall in Changi Airport!
Singapore is made up of 63 satellite islands, including one outlying islet and a main island. Thanks to substantial land reclamation, the overall land area has grown by 25% since the nation gained independence from Malaysia in 1965. The country is home to many different languages, religions, and cultures.
Singapore's financial services marketplace is sophisticated and robust. The burgeoning venture capitalist sector funds start-up businesses, especially in the technology industry. The beautiful Southeast Asia location and renowned air travel system support a substantial tourism market fueling investments in hotels and commercial areas.
The World Bank classifies Singapore as a high-income economy with the following trade agreements and alliances: