SINGAPORE - Singapore is the world's fourth-leading financial center, the world's second-biggest casino gambling market, and the world's third-largest oil refining centre. It has one of the five busiest ports on the world, and is home to more US dollar millionaire households per capita than any other country. The World Bank notes Singapore as the easiest place in the world to do business. The country has the world's third highest GDP PPP per capita of US$59,936, making Singapore one of the world's wealthiest countries.
If you are traveling there from the US, be prepared for a long flight - 18 1/2 house from LAX! Do your best to fly there on Singapore Airlines business class. When you arrive you will be impressed by the cleanness of the city, the tall buildings, and the diverse cultures. Everything you have heard about the strictness of their laws is correct…chewing gum, littering, and use of drugs.
The business world is filled with highly skilled professionals who move with ease in situations around the world. Everyone speaks English and usually several other languages. The business world is sophisticated and highly competitive. The ability to present oneself effectively and confidently will give you a significant advantage… and will greatly enhance your success!
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