The latest business news from the Baltics and Singapore

Dear , you are reading the third newsletter of the Baltic-Singapore Chamber of Commerce. We hope this information will be interesting for you. Enjoy reading!


Video interview with Mr Andy Lim, Honorary Consul of Lithuania in Singapore

The Honorary Consul of Lithuania in Singapore tells about differences between businesses in Asia and Europe and gives valuable business recommendations.
Watch the video and get to know what is often overlooked when conducting business in Asia.


If you are interested in success stories of Singapore, but you were not able to participate in public discussion led by famous Singaporean Politician Mrs. Lim Hwe Hua on 13 September at the Ministry of Economic of Republic of Lithuania, the presentation “Innovation. The Singapore way” is available for you.

To receive the presentation, please contact by the email

The round-table meeting with representatives of the Singapore Economic Development Board

The very first round-table meeting with participants of our project and representatives of the Singapore Economic Development Board Mr. Wei Xuan Toh and Dr An Wee Moo went smoothly. Our members listened to presentation “Singapore as Strategic Partner in Asia” on business environment in Singapore, asked questions and established the very first business contacts. To illustrate the work of the Economic Development Board, our speakers analyse the case study of solar energy.

Please visit our video gallery of this event!


The Government of Republic of Lithuania: Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius: we are interested in closer cooperation with Singapore

Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius met with former Singapore’s Minister for Finance and Transport, Lim Hwee Hua and Lithuanian Honorary Consul in Singapore, Andy Lim to discuss the Lithuania-Singapore political and economic relations, cooperation in science and innovations, and possibility for accreditation of Singapore Ambassador to Lithuania.


The Straits Times: Future Economy Roundtable: 3 Risks and positive trends for Asia

Panellists discuss Asia’s growing presence as an economic powerhouse, the rise of China and India, challenges for the region as well as the need for leadership in Asean states.


Future Ready Singapore: World’s first driverless taxi system comes to Singapore

In a few years’ time, thousands of driverless taxis may be on Singapore’s roads.

Future Ready Singapore: Singapore unveils its first EV car-sharing scheme

By the middle of next year, Singapore residents will be able to zip around in electric vehicles (EVs) in heartland towns such as Ang Mo Kio, Jurong East and Punggol.


Whether hoping to establish a holding company, branch office, or regional headquarters in Singapore, the publication “Doing business in Singapore” could be very useful for you!

This publication, designed to introduce the fundamentals of investing in Singapore, was compiled by Dezan Shira & Associates, a specialist foreign direct investment practice providing corporate establishment, audit, business advisory, tax advisory and compliance, accounting, payroll, due dilligence and financial review services to multinationals and small-and medium-sized enterprises investing in emerging Asia.

To receive the publication, please contact by the email


The FinTech Conference, Vilnius, Lithuania

October 6 @ 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
The Financial Technologies Conference, organised by the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania and the Bank of Lithuania in cooperation with City of London is a unique opportunity to discuss the challenges for FinTech industry and its benefits for the society.

Baltic Strategic Shared Services Conference, Vilnius, Lithuania

October 12 - October 14
The Baltic Strategic Shared Services Conference officially brings for the first time to the region the “SSC’S 4 Strategic Pillars” concept during 3 days of high level networking, debates, experience sharing and learning opportunities.
This gathering will allow SSCs’ practitioners to understand how to set-up a long-term development strategy based on the maximization of the SSCs’ 4 strategic management pillars.

The Asia-Singapore Infrastructure Roundtable. The Project Development Journey: From Ideas to Realisation, Singapore

October 18 @ 12:30 pm - 6:30 pm

The Asia-Singapore Infrastructure Roundtable is the premier platform for dialogue between government leaders, policy makers, investors and infrastructure companies on Asian infrastructure projects. Now in its 6th run, it has attracted more than 600 industry practitioners, with over US$6 billion worth of projects discussed.

Singapore International Energy Week

October 24 - October 28
The Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) is an annual week-long platform for energy professionals, policymakers and commentators to discuss and share best practices and solutions within the global energy space.

The appetite for economic development and urban progress, coupled with climate change concerns and the development of more efficient energy technologies, is driving change among consumers and energy industries.


If you have any questions, suggestions or if you want to see information about your company in this newsletter, please feel free to contact me.
Jurgita Telešienė Project Manager