Development and International Group

The Development and International Group supports Singapore's growth as an international financial centre, promotes a vibrant financial market and helps MAS shape international policies. 

Our Departments

Financial Centre Development Department

The Financial Centre Development Department supports the growth of Singapore as an international financial centre through nurturing an attractive and conducive business environment for financial institutions, and deepening Singapore’s position as a pan-Asian banking hub. The department fosters key strategic activities and capabilities that contribute to these objectives.

Financial Markets Development Department

The Financial Markets Development Department aims to promote a vibrant financial market in Singapore, with a focus on growing the capital market, asset management, funds and insurance sectors, and infrastructure and trade finance capabilities.  The department also partners with internal stakeholders and industry participants to improve the market infrastructure in these sectors and asset classes, through technology and innovation. 

International Department

The International Department shapes the development of MAS' policies on international monetary and financial issues, enabling MAS to play an active role in international financial fora. Working closely with other Singapore government agencies, the department promotes cooperation with other central banks, finance ministries and international financial institutions.