AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
This economic assignment will use Singapore as its country to focus on, as it was a country all members of the group were keen to expand their knowledge on due to its increasing economic performance. Also as the East economy is rapidly expanding become a major competitor to those countries in the west, it was felt that this country was an excellent representation of this and so could provide some insight into why and how this has come about. The main aim of this project is for the group to work co-operatively together to complete this project in a tactful and descriptive manner completing our objectives providing a well deserved grade. Our preliminary objective is to answer the assignment task, meeting all the requirements to both sections. We will do this by applying our current economic, political and cultural knowledge as well as further up to date information and statistics found supporting our work. In section B the two Trans National Corporations we will be analyzing from Singapore are Siemens, with special attention to the pharmaceutical aspect of the company, and Motorola applying relevant theory and terms.
Singapore is an island of 240 sq miles populating 4,426,000 people, with many of these working primarily in service, commerce and manufacturing. Singapore has fewer than 5% employed in agriculture due to the main reason of there being little of no exploitable resources available in the country therefore making this type of work very difficult. Singapore is well adapted with good transportations means such as roads, rail roads and rapid transit systems encouraging economic growth within the country.
Singapore is an independent republic country headed by the People’s Action Party, however only became independent in 1965 from the Malaysian Federation (its previous owner). Previous to this Singapore was a British purchased island, transferring its status in the 1800’s so that trade excelled that... [continues]
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