ACRA collaborates with The Business Times to publish a regular BT-ACRA Research column providing regular statistical updates and trend analyses on the business climate in Singapore.
The partnership reiterates ACRA’s ongoing efforts to leverage on media partnerships in raising public awareness on key current issues that impact the business community.
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Clean bill of health for clean tech industry
The article looks at the growth of clean technology sector in Singapore.
The article was published in The Business Times on 2 January 2013.
New healthcare outfits grow at hearty pace
The article looks at the steady growth of private healthcare entities from 2005 to 2011 due to the changing policy thrusts and evolving business dynamics in the healthcare landscape in Singapore.
The article was published in The Business Times on 9 July 2012.
Nascent cleantech industry vulnerable to macro forces
The industry overview examines the growth prospects of the cleantech industry in Singapore.
The article was published in The Business Times on 8 June 2012.
Biomedical sciences push bearing fruit
The industry overview examines the growth of the biomedical science sector in Singapore since year 2000, and analyses the number of biomedical science (BMS) entities formed from year 2000 to 2010.
The article was published in The Business Times on 3 Jan 2012.
For many business owners, life begins at 40
The study examines the demographics and nature of entrepreneurship in Singapore, and provides an analysis of the profile of active directors - defined as owners of companies and findings were drawn from live local companies incorporated in 2000-2009.
Foreign director composition mirrors demographics
The article looks at the proportion of foreign directors at Singapore-corporated companies.
Both articles were published in The Business Times on 27 October 2011
Asian companies rewrite a Spore business story
Fewer Asian firms fully Asian owned
The changing profile of international companies formed in Singapore. It also tracks the make-up of international companies registered in Singapore between 2000 and 2009.
Both articles were published in The Business Times on 25 November 2010
More SMEs taking the merger route
The study examines the rising number of company mergers, especially in 2009 when the number of merging firms went up by 57% to 104. Most of the mergers captured in the study involved subsidiaries merging with the holding company, or the amalgamation of wholly owned subsidiaries under the same corporation.
The article was published in The Business Times on 7 June 2010.
Sunny economy spurs budding entrepreneurs
The study provides an in-depth analysis of the correlation between the economic climate and the level of entrepreneurial activity, as well as a listing of the top growing industries between 2006 and 2009.
The article was published in The Business Times on 22 February 2010.