The electronics industry is a key economic engine for Singapore, generating a manufacturing output of S$86.1 billion in 2011. Singapore’s well-established electronics industry makes the country a choice location for electronics companies all over the globe to create and manage new markets, products and processes, technologies and applications.
The country’s core attraction lies in its ability to provide a conducive business environment that respects intellectual property, promotes integrity, productivity and reliability. Singapore also provides a pool of
high-quality engineering talents to cater to investors’ needs.
Our vision is for Singapore to be a dynamic electronics capital that extends and expands the frontiers of high technology. We aim to transform Singapore into a world class innovation-driven electronics hub, providing technology, manufacturing and business solutions; and enabling the development of new growth areas.
Electronics is a major industry underpinning Singapore’s economic growth. Of S$12.9 billion in fixed asset investments in 2010, electronics accounted for almost 45% of the total investments . It contributed to 33% of Singapore's manufacturing value-add. The industry employs 80,000 staff which is 19% of total manufacturing jobs.
- About 40 integrated circuit design centres,14 silicon wafer fabrication plants, 20 semiconductor assembly and test operations;
- The world’s top three wafer foundries and the world's top three hard disk drive manufacturers are located in Singapore.
- Singapore is also home to nine of the world’s top 10 fabless IC design companies.