IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 01 Jan 2012 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

FDI: Treatment and operations, nes

 On 1 January 2012, Singapore introduced new regulations limiting foreign companies to operate a representative office in the country to three years, subject to annual evaluation. After that period, the foreign entity must decide whether to establish a permanent presence in Singapore.
Previously, the licenses for a representative offices could be renewed indefinitely.

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