13 Mar '17, 11pm

Singapore's Big Businesses Overtake Small Firms as Job Creators - Bloomberg

Singapore's Big Businesses Overtake Small Firms as Job Creators by David Roman @dromanber More stories by David Roman March 13, 2017, 7:00 PM EDT Labor market weak with unemployment reaching 6-year high SMEs still account for about 70 percent of jobs in economy Singapore’s larger companies created more jobs last year than small and medium-sized businesses for the first time since 2013 as the economy struggled in the face of sluggish domestic demand and a slump in global trade. Bigger companies -- defined as those with annual revenue exceeding S$100 million ($71 million) or employing more than 200 staff -- added a net 4,300 jobs last year, more than double the 2,100 by smaller firms, the Ministry of Manpower said in a written reply to a question from a lawmaker. Small businesses are the mainstay of the labor market, accounting for about 70 percent of employment in the city ...

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