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Competitiveness of the Singapore economy : a strategic perspective

Author: Mun Heng Toh; Kong Yam Tan
Publisher: Singapore : Singapore University Press, National University of Singapore ; Singapore ; New Jersey : World Scientific, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume provides an intensive review of the economic competitiveness of Singapore's economy. It identifies and analyses the strategies which will allow the economy to retain its competitive advantage in the years ahead in an increasingly globalised economic environment, considerably liberalised international trading and investment climate, and with regional economies challenging the country's competitive edge  Read more...
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Competitiveness of the Singapore economy.
Singapore : Singapore University Press, National University of Singapore ; Singapore ; New Jersey : World Scientific, ©1998
(DLC) 98945900
(OCoLC)40551262
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mun Heng Toh; Kong Yam Tan
ISBN: 9789812839626 9812839623
OCLC Number: 841172505
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 354 pages) : illustrations
Contents: pt. I. Macroeconomic Strategies. Ch. 1. The Macroeconomic Perspectives of Competitiveness / Tan Kong Yam and Toh Mun Heng. Ch. 2. Technological Policy and National Competitiveness / Lawrence Loh --
pt. II. Sectoral Concerns. Ch. 3. Maintaining Singapore as a Major Shipping and Air Transport Hub / Anthony Chin and Jose Tongzon. Ch. 4. Upgrading Singapore's Manufacturing Industry / Wong Poh Kam. Ch. 5. The Construction Industry: Restructuring for Competitiveness / Toh Mun Heng. Ch. 6. Maintaining Competitiveness in New Age Tourism / Wong Poh Poh. Ch. 7. Strategies for Financial Sector Development / Lim Guan Hua --
pt. III. Social & Cultural Perspectives. Ch. 8. Entrepreneurship and SMEs in the Singaporean Context / Bjorn Bjerke.
Responsibility: edited by Toh Mun Heng, Tan Kong Yam.

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