No respite for Singapore exports; trade recovery unlikely in 2019

A further 10% slide in April prompts expectations of cuts in exports and GDP forecasts, and status quo on monetary policy

Singapore

THE escalating US-China trade war is likely to further hurt Singapore's exports for the rest of 2019, as hopes fade for a sustained trade recovery in the near future, said economists.

Exporters will have to hang tight as there remains no clear end in sight to the trade