Global Trader Programme Extended

Singapore Government Grants Tri Marine Special Status until 2012


Singapore - International Enterprise Singapore, an agency of the government of Singapore, has renewed Tri Marine's participation in the Global Trader Programme for a period of 5 years from 1 January 2008.

In a letter to Tri Marine IE Singapore Deputy Chief Executive Officer Mr. Chua Taik Him said, "The International Enterprise Singapore Board is glad to your partner in facilitating international trade. Our twin goals for the business community are to help Singapore-based companies grow and internationalize successfully and to develop Singapore as an international trading hub."

Tri Marine has participated in the Singapore government's Global Trader Programme and its predecessor programme since 1993.

Background on Tri Marine

Tri Marine is a tuna supply company with focus on supply of tuna and tuna products to the leading brands of tuna. It has offices in 14 countries and processing activities in plants located strategically around the world. Its tuna purse seiners operate in the Western Pacific and the Eastern Tropical Pacific. Tri Marine was formed in Singapore in 1972. Since then the company has grown to be one of the largest tuna supply companies in the world. Tri Marine is privately owned.