The EU is the largest investor in Singapore, putting EU Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) stock in Singapore at over S$376 billion in 2017. The robust inflow of EU FDI has also made Singapore the largest EU FDI destination in ASEAN. The top sectors for EU FDI in Singapore are manufacturing, wholesale and retail trade, and financial and insurance services. As of December 2018, there are more than 10,000 EU companies in Singapore.
Singapore’s Direct Investment Abroad (DIA) in the EU stood at approximately S$140 billion in 2017, making it the EU’s 7th largest investor.