EU-Singapore - a boost for jobs and exports in Italy

Businesses of all sizes in towns and cities across Italy already export a wide range of goods and services to Singapore.

The EU-Singapore trade agreement will make it easier and cheaper for them to do so.


Companies and jobs

8,281 The number of Italian companies that export to Singapore.

83% The share of EU companies exporting to Singapore that are small and medium-sized enterprises.

44,000 The number of persons employed by Singaporean companies in the EU.


What kind of products does Italy export to Singapore?

Companies across Italy export goods and services to Singapore.


Exports and Imports

Italy and Singapore already have a close trading relationship. The EU-Singapore trade agreement will give it a big boost.

34th Singapore is Italy's 34th biggest trade partner outside the EU.

€1.8 bn The value of Italy's trade surplus with Singapore.

€2.1 bn The value of Italian exports to Singapore.

€334 m The value of Italian imports from Singapore.


EU trade agreements benefit companies and communities

  • Products: Dun and Bradstreet, 2018. The product examples are drawn from a sample of all EU companies exporting to Singapore.
  • Companies: Statistics on international trade in goods by enterprise characteristics, Eurostat, 2015 (latest available year).
  • Jobs: European Commission, Eurostat. Figures based on latest available data (2014).