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April factory output surge stumps economists

SINGAPORE'S factory output continued to surge in April, defying expectations that the manufacturing sector will slow down.

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Singapore's April factory output up 9.1%; sees expansion across all clusters

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Services expand at fastest pace in 3 years, but manufacturing still powers Singapore economy

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Singapore's Q1 GDP growth at 4.4%; MTI revises full-year figure to 2.5-3.5%

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Govt SME loan schemes have positive impact on firms' topline: MTI study

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Media sentiment can provide useful gauge of economy's health: MTI

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Services expand at fastest pace in 3 years, but manufacturing still powers economy

ALL EYES are now on the services sector, which registered its fastest growth pace in three years, but manufacturing continued to be the key driver of Singapore's economy in the first quarter.

Q1 GDP growth at 4.4%; MTI revises full-year figure to 2.5-3.5%

SINGAPORE'S gross domestic product (GDP) grew 4.4 per cent in the first three months of 2018, with full-year growth expected to come in at "2.5 to 3.5 per cent" this year, said the Ministry of Trade...

 

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