Consolidated TPP Text – Annex II – Schedule of Singapore

Sector: All

Sub-Sector:

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 10.3)
Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment (Article 10.4)
Market Access (Article 10.5)

Description: Cross-Border Trade in Services

Singapore reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure with respect to the supply of a service by the presence of natural persons.

Existing Measures:

Sector: All

Sub-Sector:

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned:

National Treatment (Article 9.4 and Article 10.3)
Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment (Article 9.5 and Article 10.4)
Performance Requirements (Article 9.10)
Senior Management and Boards of Directors (Article 9.11)
Market Access (Article 10.5)

Description: Investment and Cross-Border Trade in Services

Singapore reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure in relation to the divestment of the administrator and operator of airports.

Existing Measures:

Sector: All

Sub-Sector:

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 9.4 and Article 10.3)
Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment (Article 9.5 and Article 10.4)
Performance Requirements (Article 9.10)
Senior Management and Boards of Directors (Article 9.11)
Market Access (Article 10.5)
Local Presence (Article 10.6)

Description: Investment and Cross-Border Trade in Services

Singapore reserves the right to maintain or adopt any measure affecting the supply of the following services:

Existing Measures:

Sector: All

Sub-Sector:

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 9.4 and Article 10.3)
Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment (Article 9.5 and Article 10.4)
Performance Requirements (Article 9.10)
Senior Management and Boards of Directors (Article 9.11)
Market Access (Article 10.5)
Local Presence (Article 10.6)

Description: Investment and Cross-Border Trade in Services

Singapore reserves the right to maintain or adopt any measure affecting:

However, the right referred to in the preceding paragraph shall, in respect of measures affecting:

pertain only to the initial divestment and Singapore does not reserve this right with respect to subsequent divestments of such divested equity interests and/or assetsFootnote 1.

Existing Measures:

Sector: Administration and Operation of National Electronic Systems

Sub-Sector:

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 9.4 and Article 10.3)
Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment (Article 9.5 and Article 10.4)
Performance Requirements (Article 9.10)
Senior Management and Boards of Directors (Article 9.11)
Market Access (Article 10.5)
Local Presence (Article 10.6)

Description: Investment and Cross-Border Trade in Services

Singapore reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure relating to or affecting the collection and administration of proprietary information by national electronic systems.

Existing Measures:

Sector: Arms and Explosives

Sub-Sector:

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 9.4 and Article 10.3)
Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment (Article 9.5 and Article 10.4)
Performance Requirements (Article 9.10)
Senior Management and Boards of Directors (Article 9.11)
Market Access (Article 10.5)
Local Presence (Article 10.6)

Description: Investment and Cross-Border Trade in Services

Singapore reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure affecting the arms and explosives sector.

Existing Measures: Arms and Explosives Act, Cap. 13, 2003 Rev Ed

Sector: Broadcasting Services

Broadcasting is defined as the transmission of signs or signals via any technology for the reception and/or display of aural and/or visual programme signals by all or part of the domestic public.

Sub-Sector:

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 9.4 and Article 10.3)
Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment (Article 9.5 and Article 10.4)
Performance Requirements (Article 9.10)
Senior Management and Board of Directors (Article 9.11)
Market Access (Article 10.5)
Local Presence (Article 10.6)

Description: Investment and Cross-Border Trade in Services

Singapore reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure affecting broadcasting services receivable by Singapore’s domestic audience or originating from Singapore, including but not limited to:

This entry does not apply to:

Existing Measures:

Sector: Business Services

Sub-Sector: Patent agent services

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 10.3)

Description: Cross-Border Trade in Services

Singapore reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure affecting the recognition of educational and professional qualifications for purposes such as admission, registration and qualification for patent agents.

Existing Measures: Patents Act, Cap. 221, 2005 Rev Ed

Sector: All

Sub-Sector:

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 9.4 and Article 10.3)
Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment (Article 9.5 and Article 10.4)
Performance Requirements (Article 9.10)
Senior Management and Boards of Directors (Article 9.11)
Market Access (Article 10.5)
Local Presence (Article 10.6)

Description: Investment and Cross-Border Trade in Services

Singapore reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure affecting real estate. This includes, but is not limited to, measures affecting the ownership, sale, purchase, development and management of real estate.

This entry does not apply to real estate consultancy services, real estate agency services, real estate auction services, real estate valuation services, and renting or leasing services involving owned or leased non-residential property.

Existing Measures: Residential Property Act, Cap. 274, 2009 Rev Ed
State Lands Act, Cap. 314, 1996 Rev Ed
Housing and Development Act, Cap. 129, 2004 Rev Ed
Jurong Town Corporation Act, Cap. 150, 1998 Rev Ed
Executive Condominium Housing Scheme Act, Cap. 99A, 1997 Rev Ed
Planning Act, Cap 232

Sector: Business Services

Sub-Sector: Scientific and technical consulting services

Industry Classification: CPC 8675 Engineering related scientific and technical consulting services

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 9.4 and Article 10.3)
Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment (Article 9.5 and Article 10.4)
Performance Requirements (Article 9.10)
Senior Management and Boards of Directors (Article 9.11)
Market Access (Article 10.5)
Local Presence (Article 10.6)

Description: Investment and Cross-Border Trade in Services

Singapore reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure affecting the supply of the following services:

Existing Measures:

Sector: Business Services

Sub-Sector: Armed escort services and armoured car services
Armed guard services

Industry Classification: CPC 87305 Guard Services

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 9.4 and Article 10.3)
Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment (Article 9.5 and Article 10.4)
Performance Requirements (Article 9.10)
Senior Management and Boards of Directors (Article 9.11)
Market Access (Article 10.5)
Local Presence (Article 10.6)

Description: Investment and Cross-Border Trade in Services

Singapore reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure affecting the provision of armed escort, armoured car and armed guard services.

Existing Measures: Part IX of the Police Force Act, Cap. 235, 2006 Rev Ed

Sector: Business Services

Sub-Sector: Betting and gambling services

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 9.4 and Article 10.3)
Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment (Article 9.5 and Article 10.4)
Performance Requirements (Article 9.10)
Senior Management and Boards of Directors (Article 9.11)
Market Access (Article 10.5)
Local Presence (Article 10.6)

Description: Investment and Cross-Border Trade in Services

Singapore reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure affecting the supply of betting and gambling services.

Existing Measures: Betting Act, Cap. 21, 2011 Rev Ed
Common Gaming Houses Act, Cap. 49, 1985 Rev Ed
Private Lotteries Act, Cap. 250

Sector: Business Services

Sub-Sector: Legal services

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 9.4 and Article 10.3)
Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment (Article 9.5 and Article 10.4)
Market Access (Article 10.5)
Local Presence (Article 10.6)

Description: Investment and Cross-Border Trade in Services

Singapore reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure affecting the supply of legal services in the practice of Singapore law.

Existing Measures: Legal Profession Act, Cap. 161

Sector: Community, Personal and Social Services

Sub-Sector: Services furnished by trade unions

Industry Classification: CPC 952 Services furnished by trade unions

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 9.4 and Article 10.3)
Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment (Article 9.5 and Article 10.4)
Senior Management and Boards of Directors (Article 9.11)
Market Access (Article 10.5)
Local Presence (Article 10.6)

Description: Investment and Cross-Border Trade in Services

Singapore reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure affecting services provided by trade unions.

Existing Measures: Trade Unions Act, Cap. 333, 2004 Rev Ed

Sector: All

Sub-Sector:

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 9.4)
Senior Management and Boards of Directors (Article 9.11)

Description: Investment

Singapore reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure in relation to the retention of a controlling interest by the Singapore Government in Singapore Technologies Engineering (the Company) or its successor body, including but not limited to controls over the appointment and termination of members of the Board of Directors, divestment of equity and dissolution of the Company.

Existing Measures:

Sector: Distribution, Publishing and Printing of Newspapers

“Newspaper” means any publication containing news, intelligence, reports of occurrences, or any remarks, observations or comments, in relation to such news, intelligence, reports of occurrences, or to any other matter of public interest, printed in any language and published for sale or free distribution at regular intervals or otherwise, but does not include any publication published by or for the Government.

Sub-Sector:

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 9.4 and Article 10.3)
Performance Requirements (Article 9.10)
Senior Management and Boards of Directors (Article 9.11)
Market Access (Article 10.5)
Local Presence (Article 10.6)

Description: Investment and Cross-Border Trade in Services

Singapore reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure affecting the distribution, publishing and printing of newspapers, including but not limited to, shareholding limits and management control.

Existing Measures: Newspaper and Printing Presses Act, Cap. 206, 2002 Rev Ed

Sector: Trade Services

Sub-Sector: Distribution services
Commission agents’ services
Wholesale trade services
Retailing services
Franchising

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 9.4 and Article 10.3)
Market Access (Article 10.5)
Local Presence (Article 10.6)

Description: Investment and Cross-Border Trade in Services

Singapore reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure affecting the supply of any products subject to import or export prohibition or non-automatic import or export licensing.

Singapore reserves the right to modify or increase the list of products stipulated in the laws, regulations and other measures governing Singapore’s import or export prohibition or non-automatic import or export licensing regime.

Existing Measures:

Sector: Educational Services

Sub-Sector: Primary education services
Secondary education services

Industry Classification: CPC 921 Primary Education Services
CPC 92210 General Secondary Education Services
CPC 92220 Higher Secondary Education Services (only applies to Junior colleges and pre-university centres under the Singapore educational system)

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 9.4 and Article 10.3)
Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment (Article 9.5 and Article 10.4)
Market Access (Article 10.5)
Local Presence (Article 10.6)

Description: Investment and Cross-Border Trade in Services

Singapore reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure affecting the supply of primary, general secondary and higher secondary (only applies to junior colleges and pre-university centres under the Singapore educational system) education services for Singapore citizens, including Sports Education Services.

Existing Measures: Education Act, Cap. 87, 1985 Rev Ed
Administrative Guidelines
Private Education Act, Cap. 247A, 2011 Rev Ed

Sector: Health and Social Services

Sub-Sector: Medical services
Pharmacy services
Deliveries and related services, nursing services, physiotherapeutic and para-medical services, and allied health services
Optometrists and opticians

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 10.3)
Market Access (Article 10.5)

Description: Cross-Border Trade in Services

Singapore reserves the right to adopt or maintain any limit on the number of service suppliers providing, including but not limited to, the following services: medical services, pharmacy services, deliveries and related services, nursing services, physiotherapeutic and para-medical services, allied health services, and optometry and opticianry services.

Singapore reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure with respect to the regulation of service suppliers providing, including but not limited to, the following services: medical services, pharmacy services, deliveries and related services, nursing services, physiotherapeutic and para-medical services, allied health services, and optometry and opticianry services.

Existing Measures: Allied Health Professions Act 2011

Sector: Sewage and Refuse Disposal, Sanitation and other Environmental Protection Services

Sub-Sector: Waste water management, including but not limited to collection, disposal and treatment of solid waste and waste water.

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 9.4 and Article 10.3)
Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment (Article 9.5 and Article 10.4)
Performance Requirements (Article 9.10)
Senior Management and Boards of Directors (Article 9.11)
Market Access (Article 10.5)
Local Presence (Article 10.6)

Description: Investment and Cross-Border Trade in Services

Singapore reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure affecting waste water management, including but not limited to the collection, treatment and disposal of waste water.

Existing Measures: Code of Practice on Sewerage and Sanitary Works
Sewerage and Drainage Act, Cap. 294, 2001 Rev Ed

Sector: Postal Services

Sub-Sector:

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 9.4 and Article 10.3)
Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment (Article 9.5 and Article 10.4)
Performance Requirements (Article 9.10)
Senior Management and Boards of Directors (Article 9.11)
Market Access (Article 10.5)
Local Presence (Article 10.6)

Description: Investment and Cross-Border Trade in Services

Singapore reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure relating to a Public Postal Licensee.

Existing Measures:

Sector: Telecommunications Services

Sub-Sector: Telecommunications Services

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 9.4 and Article 10.3)
Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment (Article 9.5 and Article 10.4)
Market Access (Article 10.5)

Description: Investment and Cross-Border Trade in Services

Singapore reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure that accords treatment to persons of another Party equivalent to any measure adopted or maintained by that other Party limiting ownership by persons of Singapore enterprises engaged in the provision of public mobile and wireless communications in the territory of that other Party, including:

Existing Measures:

Sector: Trade Services

Sub-Sector: Supply of potable water for human consumption

Industry Classification: CPC 18000 Natural Water
The sectors listed above apply only insofar as they relate to the supply of potable water.

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 9.4 and Article 10.3)
Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment (Article 9.5 and Article 10.4)
Performance Requirements (Article 9.10)
Senior Management and Boards of Directors (Article 9.11)
Market Access (Article 10.5)
Local Presence (Article 10.6)

Description: Investment and Cross-Border Trade in Services

Singapore reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure affecting the supply of potable water.

For greater certainty, this entry does not affect the supply of bottled water.

Existing Measures: Public Utilities Act, Cap. 261, 2002 Rev Ed

Sector: Transport Services

Sub-Sector: Air transport services

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 9.4 and Article 10.3)
Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment (Article 9.5 and Article 10.4)
Senior Management and Boards of Directors (Article 9.11)
Market Access (Article 10.5)
Local Presence (Article 10.6)

Description: Investment and Cross-Border Trade in Services

Singapore reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure affecting cross-border supply of:

Singapore reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure affecting investments in air transport related services.

Existing Measures: Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore Act 2009

Sector: Specialty Air Services

Sub-Sector:

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 9.4 and Article 10.3)
Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment (Article 9.5 and Article 10.4)
Market Access (Article 10.5)

Description: Investment and Cross-Border Trade in Services

Singapore reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure affecting the supply of specialty air services.

Existing Measures:

Sector: Transport Services

Sub-Sector: Land transport services – Passenger transport services, including but not limited to passenger transportation services by railway, urban and suburban regular transportation services, taxi services; bus and rail station services and ticketing services related to passenger transport services

Passenger Transport Services are services which are used by and accessible to members of the public for the purposes of transporting themselves within Singapore.

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 9.4 and Article 10.3)
Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment (Article 9.5 and Article 10.4)
Market Access (Article 10.5)

Description: Investment and Cross-Border Trade in Services

Singapore reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure affecting the supply of passenger transport services.

Existing Measures: Rapid Transit Systems Act, Cap. 263A
Land Transport Authority of Singapore Act, Cap. 158A, 1996 Rev Ed
Public Transport Council Act, Cap. 259B, 2012 Rev Ed
Road Traffic Act, Cap. 276, 2004 Rev Ed

Sector: Transport Services

Sub-Sector: Land transport services – railway and road freight transportation
Supporting services for railway and road transport services

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 9.4 and Article 10.3)
Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment (Article 9.5 and Article 10.4)
Market Access (Article 10.5)
Local Presence (Article 10.6)

Description: Investment and Cross-Border Trade in Services

Singapore reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure affecting the supply of land transport services as set out above.

This entry does not apply to:

Existing Measures:

Sector: Transport Services

Sub-Sector: Services auxiliary to all modes of transport

Industry Classification: CPC 742 Storage and warehousing services
CPC 742** Container station and depot services
CPC 748 Freight transport agency services
CPC 7123** Inland trucking services

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 9.4 and Article 10.3)
Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment (Article 9.5 and Article 10.4)
Performance Requirements (Article 9.10)
Senior Management and Boards of Directors (Article 9.11)
Market Access (Article 10.5)
Local Presence (Article 10.6)

Description: Investment and Cross-Border Trade in Services

Singapore reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure that accords equivalent treatment to storage and warehousing, freight forwarding, inland trucking, container station and depot services of another Party.

Existing Measures:

Sector: Transport Services

Sub-Sector: Maritime transport services – Towing and tug assistance; provisioning, fuelling and watering; garbage collection and ballast waste disposal; port captain’s services; navigation aids; emergency repair facilities; anchorage; and other shore-based operational services essential to ship operations, including communications, water and electrical supplies

Industry Classification: CPC 74510 Port and Waterway Operation Services
CPC 74520 Pilotage and Berthing Services
CPC 74530 Navigation Aid Services
CPC 74590 Other Supporting Services for Water Transport

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 9.4 and Article 10.3)
Performance Requirements (Article 9.10)
Senior Management and Boards of Directors (Article 9.11)
Market Access (Article 10.5)
Local Presence (Article 10.6)

Description: Investment and Cross-Border Trade in Services

Singapore reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure affecting the supply of towing and tug assistance; provisioning, fuelling and watering; garbage collection and ballast waste disposal; port captain’s services; navigation aids; emergency repair facilities; anchorage; and other shore-based operational services essential to ship operations, including communications, water and electrical supplies.

For greater certainty, no measures shall be applied which deny international maritime transport operators reasonable and non-discriminatory access to the above port services.

This entry does not apply to:

Existing Measures: Maritime and Port of Singapore Act, Cap. 170A, Section 41 (Part VIII)

Sector: Transport Services

Sub-Sector: Transportation services via pipeline

Industry Classification: Transportation of goods via pipeline of goods such as chemical and petroleum products and petroleum, and other related products

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 10.3)
Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment (Article 10.4)
Market Access (Article 10.5)
Local Presence (Article 10.6)

Description: Cross-Border Trade in Services

Only service suppliers with a local presence shall be allowed to provide transportation services via pipeline of goods such as chemical and petroleum products and petroleum, and other related products.

Singapore reserves the right and flexibility to modify or increase the list of the chemical and petroleum products, and other related products that are subject to this entry.

Existing Measures: Administrative

Sector: Trade Services

Sub-Sector: Wholesale trade services and retail trade services of alcoholic beverages and tobacco

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: Market Access (Article 10.5)
Local Presence (Article 10.6)

Description: Cross-Border Trade in Services

Singapore reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure affecting the supply of wholesale and retail trade services of tobacco products and alcoholic beverages.

Existing Measures:

Sector: Energy

Sub-Sector:

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: National Treatment (Article 9.4 and Article 10.3)
Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment (Article 9.5 and Article 10.4)
Performance Requirements (Article 9.10)
Senior Management and Boards of Directors (Article 9.11)
Market Access (Article 10.5)
Local Presence (Article 10.6)

Description: Investment and Cross Border Trade in Services

Singapore reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure in order to prohibit, manage or control the generation, use, distribution and retail of nuclear energy, including setting conditions for natural persons or juridical persons to do so.

Existing Measures:

Sector: All

Sub-Sector:

Industry Classification:

Obligations Concerned: Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment (Article 9.5 and Article 10.4)

Description: Investment and Cross-Border Trade in Services

Singapore reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure that accords differential treatment to countries under any bilateral or multilateral international agreement in force or signed prior to the date of entry into force of this Agreement.

Singapore reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure that accords differential treatment to ASEAN member states under any ASEAN agreement open to participation by any ASEAN member state, in force or signed after the date of entry into force of this Agreement.

Singapore reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure that accords differential treatment to countries under any international agreement in force or signed after the date of entry into force of this Agreement involving:

Existing Measures:

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