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Singapore's PMI falls to 49.7 in July

SINGAPORE's Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) reverted to contraction mode in July, slipping 0.7 point to 49.7 after rising for two straight months.

Quick Takes: Manufacturing recovery intact, but challenging outlook remains

SINGAPORE'S industrial production fell 2.3 per cent in May on a year-on-year basis - yet another month of contraction, although this marked a recovery from April's sharp 9.1 per cent decline.

Singapore settles for slower growth for rest of decade

FOR the rest of the decade, the Singapore economy will grow at a slower-than-expected pace of 2-4 per cent per year - a downgrade from the 3-5 per cent expansion initially envisaged.

Singapore core inflation at its lowest in 5 years

APRIL might have become part of the longest consecutive period of declining prices since 2009, and registered the lowest core inflation reading in five years - but neither will change the fundamental...

Government announces new collaborative industry projects for SMEs

MORE than 400 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) across multiple industries in Singapore will benefit from better access to technology innovations and new digital marketing channels, thanks to...

MAS catches market off-guard, sends Sing dollar soaring

THE Singapore dollar shot up on Tuesday, as the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) caught the market off-guard for the second time in three months - this time by keeping the currency on the same "...

Singapore's economic indicators

A brief guide to the key indicators, what they say about Singapore's economy, and how they fit together.

No need for a 'super agency' to help SMEs: Spring Singapore

SPRING Singapore dismissed the SME Committee's recommendation for a single SME authority on Friday, saying the focus should instead be on coordination and collaboration. The proof is in the pudding...

Singapore's headline inflation edges up slightly to -0.2% in December

SINGAPORE's headline inflation remained in negative territory at -0.2 per cent in December, from -0.3 per cent in November.

Singapore's inflation expectations at lowest levels in 3 years: SMU survey

SLIDING oil prices and uncertain global growth have sent inflation expectations plummeting in Singapore to their lowest levels in three years.