Economy

Singapore non-oil domestic exports expand 15.2% in Q1

SINGAPORE'S non-oil domestic exports (NODX) expanded by 15.2 per cent year-on-year in the first quarter of this year, extending the 2.7 per cent increase in the previous quarter, on increased...

Singapore 2017 GDP growth 'likely higher' than last year's 2%: MTI

SINGAPORE'S economic growth this year is likely to be better than last year's 2 per cent, even as the city-state's Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) keeps its earlier forecast range of 1 to 3...

Growth in Singapore's manufacturing sector moderates to 8% in Q1 versus Q4

MODERATION is seen in Singapore's manufacturing sector in the first quarter, based on the latest data released by the Ministry of Trade and Industry on Thursday.

Singapore services sector's business sentiment improves for next 6 months

BUSINESS sentiment in Singapore's services sector for the next six months has improved, based on data from the Department of Statistics Singapore.

Singapore manufacturers optimistic over business outlook in next six months

SINGAPORE manufacturers are optimistic that business situation will improve in the next six months, based on a business expectation survey by the Economic Development Board released on Friday.

Singapore bank lending up 0.1% in March: MAS

BANK lending in Singapore gained 0.1 per cent in March from the month before amid flat business lending, preliminary data from the Monetary Authority of Singapore on Friday showed.

Industrial rents and prices continue decline in Q1

THE recovery in Singapore's trade and manufacturing output has yet to translate into higher demand for industrial space in the first quarter of this year, JTC Corporation's latest figures on...

Singapore's soft labour market curbs inflation; external outlook brightens: MAS

A SOFT labour market, downbeat consumer sentiment and uneven domestic growth are curbing price increases in Singapore, said its central bank, adding that unemployment rates may rise slightly this...

Updated quick takes: Singapore NODX continues to surpass expectations

SINGAPORE'S non-oil domestic exports (NODX) grew for a fifth straight month in March, posting a 16.5 per cent year-on-year jump due to the increase in both electronic and non-electronic exports...

Singapore's March non-oil domestic exports up 16.5% y-o-y

SINGAPORE'S non-oil domestic exports (NODX) grew for a fifth straight month in March, posting a 16.5 per cent year-on-year jump.

Singapore's Q1 GDP growth eases to 2.5%

SINGAPORE'S economy grew 2.5 per cent year on year in the first quarter of 2017, coming below market expectations.