South-east Asia still the top choice for business expansion: SBF poll

SOUTH-EAST Asia remains the top choice for future expansion, according to the Singapore Business Federation's (SBF) annual National Business Survey 20/21 released on Tuesday, with 76 per cent of...

Upcoming Budget to stay 'expansionary but calibrated': UOB

UOB expects the upcoming Singapore Budget 2021 to stay "expansionary but calibrated" to target specific industries and parts of society still affected by Covid-19.

IMDA, ESG unveil new digital solutions for businesses

THE Start Digital initiative has introduced digital collaboration and enhanced solutions in digital marketing and transactions to supplement its stable of existing digital tools, said the Infocomm...

Three in 10 firms lack confidence in sustaining business this year: SBF poll

THE recovery may have begun but uncertainty remains, with three in 10 companies lacking confidence that they can sustain their business over the next 12 months, according to the Singapore Business...

Consumer prices fell more for Singapore households at the bottom in H2 2020

IN the second half of 2020, consumer prices fell more for the bottom fifth of households by income, according to a Department of Statistics (Singstat) statement on Monday.

Singapore core consumer prices fall further in December, but headline inflation flat

SINGAPORE saw core consumer prices fall further in December, even as the headline measure moved out of deflation, according to Department of Statistics (Singstat) consumer price index (CPI)...

Singapore's 2020 trade growth expected to carry through this year, say analysts

ANALYSTS are pencilling in a solid economic recovery for Singapore and the region, after non-oil domestic exports (NODX) surged in December.

Singapore non-oil exports grow 6.8% in December as gold regains its lustre

SINGAPORE'S key exports capped the year with a surprise increase in December that broke a two-month losing streak, on the back of non-electronics growth.

Port of Singapore container throughput dips 0.9% in 2020

SHIPPING containers with a volume of 36.9 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) passed through the Port of Singapore in 2020, down by 0.9 per cent from the figure for the year before.