The British passport holds some clout, but if you thought it was the most powerful in the world then you are sorely mistaken.
The rankings from the worldwide finance firm Arton Capital had USA passports tied for sixth place - along with Ireland, Canada, and Malaysia - for global mobility. Most recently, Turkey and the Central African Republic revoked their visa-free status to USA passport holders.
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"This is a testament of Singapore's inclusive diplomatic relations and effective foreign policy", said Philippe May, managing director of Arton Capital's Singapore office.
The Passport Index developed by Arton Capital ranks national passports on the cross-border access it grants to citizens based on its "visa-free score".
The index takes into account 193 countries and six territories.
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With 154 score and behind 18 other countries. Over the Golden Week holiday this year, more than 6 million Chinese tourists vacationed overseas, favoring countries like Thailand which grant mainland visitors visas on arrival. This was the first time that an Asian country has topped the global ranking.
The least powerful passport continues to be Afghanistan, with just 22 countries allowing visa-free access to its residents.
There's also no need for Singapore citizens with existing valid passports to replace their passports as the current ones remain valid for travel.
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Hong Kong's passport was lower down at number 16 - but still far more powerful than a mainland Chinese passport which was ranked 67 along with Sierra Leone, Ghana and Cuba. Denmark, Finland, Italy, France, Spain, Norway, Japan, United Kingdom (156)5.