In his six years with Singapore Customs, outgoing Director-General Fong Yong Kian has inspired the organisation to innovate and strive for excellence. inSYNC takes a look at Singapore Customs' key achievements from 2008 to 2013.

The World Bank's Doing Business 2014 Report has named Singapore as the best country to do business in. Singapore has topped the report's overall 'Ease of Doing Business' ranking every year since 2007.
The US EXBS Industry Outreach Seminar on Strategic Trade Management was held recently in Singapore to inform traders of the latest developments in export controls.
Singapore Customs' efforts to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) through the TradeXchange platform have been recognised.