The rapid development of Singapore gave the country stronger influence when it comes to global affairs as it is one of the founding members of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN). Singapore is a high-tech, business-friendly nation. It is a knowledge-based, innovation driven economy. The nation is well-known for its high-tech infrastructure.
The economic growth of Qatar is mainly based on its petroleum and natural gas. 14% of its households are millionaires, while 94% of its workforce are migrant workers.