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The Economic Development Board (EDB) is a statutory board of the Government of Singapore that plans and executes strategies to sustain Singapore as a leading global hub for business and investment.


The EDB is the lead government agency for planning and executing strategies to enhance Singapore’s position as a global business centre and grow the Singapore economy. It is responsible for designing and delivering solutions that create value for investors and companies in Singapore. In this way, EDB seeks to create economic opportunities and jobs for the people of Singapore, and help shape Singapore's economic future.Template:Citation needed

International presence[]

The EDB maintains 22 international offices in 12 countries: Template:Div col

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    • Paris
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    • Frankfurt
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    • Jakarta
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    • Seoul
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    • Stockholm
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    • Zurich
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    • Sao Paulo (covers services in the Americas)
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Notable alumni[]

Some of the more notable figures in the Singapore government, business and the community circles have been associated with the EDB as Board members or staff are:

  • Political & Public Service
  • Business and the community
    • S Dhanabalan, Chairman Temasek Holdings
    • Lim Siong Guan, Group President Government of Singapore Investment Corporation Private Limited (GIC)
    • Wong Ngit Liong, Chairman & CEO Venture Corporation Limited; Chairman NUS Board of Trustees till 31 December 2016[1]
    • Gong Wee Lik, Centric Director (Membership Communities), NTUC
    • Loh Wai Kiew, CEO/Vice President, Shell Marine Products


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