REGULATION OF DEEP SEABED MINING ACTIVITIES AND ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS AGAINST NON-COMPLIANCE

Mr Chua Kheng Wee Louis asked the Minister for Trade and Industry (a) what are the criteria used to assess the potential cost and benefit of supporting Singapore companies entering the deep seabed mining industry; (b) who are the stakeholders consulted in the decision-making process; and (c) what is the number of Singapore companies that are grantedContinue reading “REGULATION OF DEEP SEABED MINING ACTIVITIES AND ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS AGAINST NON-COMPLIANCE”

TARGETS UNDER TRIAL FOR LAO PDR-THAILAND-MALAYSIA-SINGAPORE POWER INTEGRATION PROJECT

Assoc Prof Jamus Jerome Lim asked the Minister for Trade and Industry with regard to the import of renewable energy from Laos (a) what are the targets under the trial for the Lao PDR-Thailand-Malaysia-Singapore Power Integration Project (LTMS-PIP); (b) whether Singapore will contribute to Laotian development of renewable energy to ensure energy resiliency for Singapore; (c) ifContinue reading “TARGETS UNDER TRIAL FOR LAO PDR-THAILAND-MALAYSIA-SINGAPORE POWER INTEGRATION PROJECT”

OUTCOMES OF COMPLAINTS ON ALLEGED PRICE HIKES AND POTENTIAL ANTI-COMPETITIVE BEHAVIOR FROM 2018

 Assoc Prof Jamus Jerome Lim asked the Minister for Trade and Industry from 2018 to date (a) how many complaints on alleged price hikes and potential anti-competitive behaviour has the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS) received annually; and (b) how many investigations on potential anti-competitive behaviour has CCCS initiated on its own. Mr Gan KimContinue reading “OUTCOMES OF COMPLAINTS ON ALLEGED PRICE HIKES AND POTENTIAL ANTI-COMPETITIVE BEHAVIOR FROM 2018”

PROFILES OF LICENSED GAS SERVICE WORKERS AS OF JUNE 2022

Mr Pritam Singh asked the Minister for Trade and Industry (a) as of June 2022, how many licensed gas service workers are (i) Singaporeans (ii) permanent residents and (iii) foreigners respectively; (b) of those with such a licence who are non-Singaporeans, what are (i) the top 10 nationalities and (ii) the types of work pass that theyContinue reading “PROFILES OF LICENSED GAS SERVICE WORKERS AS OF JUNE 2022”

PROFILES OF LICENSED ELECTRICAL WORKERS AS OF JUNE 2022

Mr Pritam Singh asked the Minister for Trade and Industry (a) as of June 2022, how many licensed electrical workers are (i) Singaporeans (ii) permanent residents and (iii) foreigners respectively; (b) of those with such a licence who are non-Singaporeans, what are (i) the top 10 nationalities and (ii) the type of work pass that they holdContinue reading “PROFILES OF LICENSED ELECTRICAL WORKERS AS OF JUNE 2022”

TARGET LEVELS OF EMPLOYMENT FOR HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY WITH EXPECTED RECOVERY IN VISITOR ARRIVALS AND HIRING SUPPORT TO BE PROVIDED

Mr Chua Kheng Wee Louis asked the Minister for Trade and Industry in view of the expected recovery in visitor arrivals to between four and six million visitors in 2022 (a) what is the current and end-year target levels of employment for the hospitality industry as compared to the pre-COVID-19 pandemic period; and (b) whether any formsContinue reading “TARGET LEVELS OF EMPLOYMENT FOR HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY WITH EXPECTED RECOVERY IN VISITOR ARRIVALS AND HIRING SUPPORT TO BE PROVIDED”

COMPETITION COMMISSION’S REVIEW OF ALLEGED ANTI-COMPETITIVE BEHAVIOUR BY FUEL RETAILERS IN FIRST HALF OF 2022

Mr Gerald Giam Yean Song asked the Minister for Trade and Industry (a) when will the results of the review conducted by the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore on alleged anti-competitive behaviour by fuel retailers during the spike in commodity prices in the first half of the year be released; and (b) whether such a reviewContinue reading “COMPETITION COMMISSION’S REVIEW OF ALLEGED ANTI-COMPETITIVE BEHAVIOUR BY FUEL RETAILERS IN FIRST HALF OF 2022”

ENERGY SUPPLY SITUATION IN SINGAPORE GIVEN GLOBAL COMPETITION FOR LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS SUPPLY

Ms Sylvia Lim asked the Minister for Trade and Industry (a) what is the Ministry’s updated assessment of the energy supply situation in Singapore for the rest of 2022, in the light of global competition for limited supplies of liquefied natural gas; and (b) whether the Government will consider any further measures to manage the affordability ofContinue reading “ENERGY SUPPLY SITUATION IN SINGAPORE GIVEN GLOBAL COMPETITION FOR LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS SUPPLY”

REVIEW OF MEASURES TO ENSURE CIRCUMSTANCES LEADING TO UNAUTHORISED CLEARANCE OF KRANJI FOREST DO NOT RECUR

Ms He Ting Ru asked the Minister for Trade and Industry (a) whether the Ministry has completed its review of measures to ensure that the circumstances leading to the unauthorised clearance of the Kranji forest do not recur; (b) if so, what is the outcome of the review; and (c) what is the current status of theContinue reading “REVIEW OF MEASURES TO ENSURE CIRCUMSTANCES LEADING TO UNAUTHORISED CLEARANCE OF KRANJI FOREST DO NOT RECUR”

LEVEL OF STOCKPILE ACROSS KEY FOOD ITEMS IN GOVERNMENT’S INVENTORY

Mr Chua Kheng Wee Louis asked the Minister for Trade and Industry (a) what is the level of stockpile across key food items which are currently held in the Government’s inventory as compared to the stockpile that is required to be held by supply chain partners; (b) how has the number of months of stockpile changed overContinue reading “LEVEL OF STOCKPILE ACROSS KEY FOOD ITEMS IN GOVERNMENT’S INVENTORY”