Singaporean officials categorically forbidden even to visit the restaurants, along with entrepreneurs, as well as take from them any gifts. Singapore is an example of successful development of the so-called free economic zones, export-oriented goods. Liberal export-import regime in Singapore allows us to consider the city-state in fact, as one export-manufacturing zone. For the organization of export-oriented production the Government announced a number of areas of industrial zones, ie areas, fully equipped to create industrial enterprises. The government financed the establishment of a communication system, electricity, telecommunications and other industrial systems.
Now in Singapore, organized more than 25 industrial areas (including in Jurong, Kranji, Sung Kadut, Yuti Luoyang Gays, etc.), which created about 3,5 thousand enterprises with the total number of employed more than 200 thousand people, representing 70% of total employment in the manufacturing industry. The largest industrial area of Jurong in Singapore is where the territory of 6500 hectares located 1,834 businesses that employ 100 thousand people. The overwhelming number of businesses owned by foreign investors, others are organized in form of joint ventures. One important advantage is the proximity of the sea Jurong industrial port, naval base and well developed infrastructure system. On the industrial zones of Singapore has About 80% of the total manufactured exports of the country. Singapore's seaport is unmatched not only in South-East Asia: the size of ship and cargo, he is second only to the two largest world ports: New York and Rotterdam.
The port has six free trade zones for export-import goods. Finally, you can select another kind of free zones, which is prevalent in the world and present in Singapore – offshore zones, which serve as a kind of "tax havens", serving international financial transactions. Offshore banks in Singapore offer using their economic agents following advantages: tax benefits, considerable freedom, lack of foreign exchange controls, the ability to conduct transactions with residents in any foreign currency, debt costs on the spot, anonymity, privacy financial transactions (mainly operates only requirement to inform the authorities about suspicious transactions connected with drug trafficking). In the latest ranking of economic freedom of 123 countries published by the Institute sato (USA), Singapore, shared second place with the United States. sato assess the level of economic freedom in 26 indicators, including the number and level of taxes, government influence on the economy, judicial independence, protection intellectual property, the presence or absence of hidden customs barriers. Competent policy management in Singapore for three decades, the state withdrew from the category of third world countries in the region's leaders. Island turned into a real "gem" of Southeast Asia, becoming a real "paradise" for conventional and innovative business. So that Singapore can learn a lot: how to attract capital, expertise, equipment, technology, learning and to move forward.