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Singapore's strong manufacturing base enabled the country to industrialise rapidly as well as lead to the growth of other related businesses
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 05:50


IN THE early 1960s, Singapore had only a small manufacturing base with very mediocre infrastructure, minimal domestic capital and scant foreign investment. Post-independence, the Republic lost its source of raw materials - which came mainly from Malaysia - as well as a domestic market for its

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