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Environment
The goal of the government’s environmental policy is to reduce the amount of emissions in all sectors as well as adopting green growth opportunities.1 Singapore is particularly vulnerable to the global effects of climate change as over 90% of the country's food supply is imported, and their location and rapid industrialization make it difficult to keep air pollution levels low.2

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1 http://www.mewr.gov.sg/

2 http://www.singstat.gov.sg/statistics/browse-by-theme/environment

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Geography

Southeastern Asia, islands between Malaysia and Indonesia
Area

Total 697 sq km
Land 687 sq km
Water 10 sq km

Climate

tropical; hot, humid, rainy; two distinct monsoon seasons - Northeastern monsoon (December to March) and Southwestern monsoon (June to September); inter-monsoon - frequent afternoon and early evening thunderstorms
Natural Resources

fish, deepwater ports ;
Natural Hazards

NA
Current Environmental Issues

industrial pollution; limited natural freshwater resources; limited land availability presents waste disposal problems; seasonal smoke/haze resulting from forest fires in Indonesia

Demographics

Nationality
Singapore
Population
5,460,302 (July 2013 est.)
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Finances

Singapore has a highly developed and successful free-market economy. It enjoys a remarkably open and corruption-free environment, stable prices, and a per capita GDP higher than that of most developed countries. The economy depends heavily on exports, particularly in consumer electronics, information technology products, pharmaceuticals, and on a growing financial services sector. Real GDP growth averaged 8.6% between 2004 and 2007. The economy contracted 0.8% in 2009 as a result of the global financial crisis, but rebounded 14.8% in 2010, on the strength of renewed exports, before slowing to 5.2% in 2011 and 1.3% in 2012, largely a result of ...See More soft demand for exports during the second European recession. Over the longer term, the government hopes to establish a new growth path that focuses on raising productivity, which has sunk to an average of about 1.0% in the last decade. Singapore has attracted major investments in pharmaceuticals and medical technology production and will continue efforts to establish Singapore as Southeast Asia's financial and high-tech hub. Show Less ;
GDP Purchasing Power Parity

$331.9 billion (2012 est.); $327.6 billion (2011 est.); $311.5 billion (2010 est.)
Gross National Saving

45.6% of GDP (2012 est.); 46.8% of GDP (2011 est.); 48.2% of GDP (2010 est.)
Agriculture Products

orchids, vegetables; poultry, eggs; fish, ornamental fish
Industries

electronics, chemicals, financial services, oil drilling equipment, petroleum refining, rubber processing and rubber products, processed food and beverages, ship repair, offshore platform construction, life sciences, entrepot trade