About US

About Us


Sabah Trade and Tourism Office Singapore (STTOS)

Founded in 2022, Sabah Trade and Tourism Office (Singapore) was established under the directive of the Ministry of Industrial Development and Entrepreneurship (MIDE). Our mission is to introduce Sabah and its potential for trade, investment and tourism opportunities.

Capitalizing natural resources, community growth and technology innovation


Welcome to Sabah, where opportunity meets enterprise

Located on the northern portion of the island of Borneo, Sabah is one of Malaysia’s easternmost states, boasting an enviable position within the ASEAN region. The state shares its borders with Indonesia to the south and is washed by the pristine South China Sea to the west and north.

This is where your journey to unparalleled investment opportunities begins – where the allure of Sabah’s natural beauty meets the promise of economic growth and potential.

Highlights of Opportunity

Strategic Location

Strategic Location

Sabah is nested within the Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines-East Asia Growth Region and near Indonesia’s upcoming capital planned city in Nusantara, Kalimantan.

Sabah’s strategic geographical location places it at a pivotal point for trade, commerce, and cultural exchange, making it a beacon for investors seeking a strategic foothold in this dynamic part of the world.

Strategic Location

Steady GDP Growth

Sabah’s economy has shown consistent GDP growth over the years, even amidst global crises. Driven by various sectors such as hospitality industry, palm oil export and manufacturing, the region offers a stable economic environment for long-term growth and profitability.

Strategic Location

Nexus of Trade & Logistic Development

Sabah is strategically positioned along major shipping routes, providing unparalleled connectivity for trade and commerce. With the establishment of 5 ports: Sepangar Bay Container Port, Kota Kinabalu Port, Kudat Port, Sandakan Port, Lahad Datu and Kunak Port; the Sabah POIC Free Zone is also strategically located at the Asia’s main shipping lane, making it a prime hub for regional and international business ventures.

Strategic Location

Rich Biodiversity

Sabah is an ecological jewel with over 40% of Malaysia’s protected terrestrial and marine areas across 1.9 million hectares of land.

This rich biodiversity not only supports sustainable tourism but also presents unparalleled opportunities for responsible and eco-conscious investments in sectors such as ecotourism, research, and sustainable resource management.

Strategic Location

Robust Connectivity

The Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA) is the second busiest airport in Malaysia, connecting major local and international markets. Complemented by a densely connected road network, the transport infrastructure can support a high volume of trade and commerce.

Strategic Location

Industrial Parks

Sabah proudly hosts five purpose-built industrial parks. Equipped with modern amenities, reliable utilities, and state-of-the-art facilities, these industrial parks provide an optimal environment for businesses to thrive and flourish.

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