Singapore Logistic

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International Logistics Specialized Aspects of Singapore

Central Washington University

Tien Nguyen
Tuyen Do
Dat Phan

Global Supply Chain Management
Professor Ozden Bayazit
May 22, 2013 1. What are the rough dimensions of the country in miles? * 271.8 sq miles (703.96 sq km) 2. What is the population? What percentage lives in the 3 largest cities? * 5,076,700 people (City Population, 2010) * The percentage lives in the 3 largest regions:
+North East: 747,216 (14.72%)
+West: 893,739 (17.60%)
+Central: 929,082 (18.30%) 3. What is the predominant language? How widely used is English in business? * Official language: Malay (14.1%), English (23%), Standard Mandarin (35%), Tamil (3.2%) (Singapore: history, geography, government, culture and trade, 2012). * English is used widely in most business, especially international trade * There are 2 types of English:
+Standard Singapore English (SSE): business, school& formal speaking.
+Singapore Colloquial English (Singling): informal speaking. 4. What are the principle cities and political divisions which would have an impact on transportation? * Singapore is itself a city-state. * Principle towns: * Toa Payoh * Ang Mo Kio * Choa Chu Kang * Bedok * Tampines (City Population, 2010) 5. What are the principle products for the country (top 3-5 in each of the following categories)
- Overall (produced in the country): * Electronic integrated circuits * Non crude oil * Computers, printers, and storage units * Computer& office machine parts * Cell phones, video recorders & radio transceiver
-Exported to the world: $418.8 billion in 2011 * Machinery and equipment * Mineral fuels * Chemical * Food stuffs
- Exported to the U.S: $19.1 billion in…...

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