This barrier is unrelated to the end of the transition period, following the United Kingdom's departure from the EU.


Stringent contract terms for government construction projects in Singapore affecting UK exporters/investors

in Singapore

Trade barrier summary

Singapore government agencies such as the Land Transport Authority (LTA) and Public Utilities Board (PUB) issue contracts that include terms such as unlimited liability, late payment and scope creep. This could affect UK businesses bidding for infrastructure projects. They should seek legal advice and insurance against risk.

Sectors affected

  • Construction
  • Railways
  • Technology and smart cities
  • Water



Date reported

28 March 2019

Last updated

17 December 2020

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