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Singapore non-oil exports rise 5.9% in September amid recovery in electronics

SINGAPORE exports finished the third quarter with a fizzle, rising by a gentler 5.9 per cent year on year in September even as the electronics sector continued its recovery from last year's global...

Heng: Firms whose failure hurts national interest may get support

THE Singapore government may step in to support firms in cases where their potential failure due to the Covid-19 crisis could adversely affect Singapore's national interest, Deputy Prime Minister...

Singapore, Germany tie-up to help local and German SMEs transform, deepen business ties

ENTERPRISE Singapore (ESG) and the Asia-Pacific Committee of German Business (APA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to support enterprise development in sectors of common interest...

MAS Singdollar policy tipped to be in neutral gear for a while

THE Singapore dollar nominal effective exchange rate (SGDNEER) path may not return to appreciation bias until as late as 2022, analysts say.

Digital economy holds a large chunk of new opportunities: Chan

THE global economy faces a fundamental choice between integration or fragmentation, said Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing on Wednesday.

Growth, jobs, and fiscal matters main themes of debate as MPs highlight areas of concern

AS ECONOMIC reopening continues amid the Covid-19 pandemic, pilot schemes - safe cruises, for instance - will help businesses adapt and let Singapore play a role in setting global standards, said...

Singapore poised for K-shaped recovery following Q3 rebound

A K-SHAPED recovery for the Singapore economy seems the most likely outcome, with IT, advanced manufacturing and financial services leading the way, while other sectors are likely to suffer a more...

The world needs integration, inclusive growth, and to seize the digital economy: Chan

THE global economy faces a fundamental choice between integration or fragmentation, said Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing on Wednesday. But, he added, whether nations can continue to...

Singapore GDP contraction slows to 7% in Q3, propped up by manufacturing

SINGAPORE'S third-quarter economic growth staged a rebound from the deep contraction seen during its "circuit-breaker" period but has continued to stay in negative territory, according to advance...

Monetary Authority of Singapore stands pat on Singdollar policy at October meeting

SINGAPORE'S central bank kept monetary policy settings unchanged at its half-yearly review on Wednesday, as market watchers had expected.