Singapore could provide an economy lesson for China
13 November 2012 Last updated at 06:17 GMT
As China installs a new group of leaders this week, there are questions over which direction will they take once in power?
One suggestion has been to try to emulate Singapore. It's said the soon-to-be Chinese President Xi Jinping may look to the country as a model for potential reform in China..
The BBC's Sharanjit Leyl has been finding out what makes the city state so attractive to the Chinese.