MTI: Growth to let up in 2019; Q3 GDP underwhelms

SINGAPORE'S economic growth next year is likely to ease from the pace recorded this year, weighed down by moderating global demand for electronics and the impact of the ongoing trade war.

Singapore Q3 GDP grew 2.2%, below street estimates; MTI narrows 2018 forecast to 3-3.5%

SINGAPORE’S growth in the third quarter fell short of economist predictions, dragged down by moderating demand for electronics amid uncertain global conditions arising from the US-China trade war.

Business climate worsens, but Singapore's prospects still beat China's, survey finds

GLOBAL trade woes may send some business Singapore's way, but uncertainty is still weighing down companies' near-term outlook.

Singapore at forefront in Asia for talent competitiveness

SINGAPORE has come up tops in Asia for talent competitiveness this year, according to a global ranking by Swiss business school IMD.

Singapore Q3 GDP growth seen losing momentum, trade war dims outlook: poll

SINGAPORE is expected to report slower third-quarter economic growth than initially thought, a Reuters poll showed, as the manufacturing sector faces strains from weaker global demand and an...

RCEP conclusion delayed due to 'unique challenges': PM Lee

THE much-awaited finalisation of the Asean-led Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will not materialise by the end of 2018 as initially hoped, confirmed Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong...

Singapore retail sales inch up in September after two months of decline

SINGAPORE retail sales finally returned to expansionary territory in September after two consecutive months of decline, according to the latest figures released by the Department of Statistics on...

Singapore can achieve steady, sustained growth: PM

SINGAPORE'S economy must continue to grow, and that is why the government is pressing on with its economic transformation plans, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Sunday.

From cell to table: the evolution of food

"We've passed that phase," Mr Mehra says. "Now we're hearing more about how to change what's on the table. Especially in Singapore, I'm hearing a lot of innovations geared to consumer products. I...

Trade tensions may have led to slower payments by local SMEs: DP Info

THE ongoing Sino-US trade conflict may be starting to make its impact felt on Singapore's small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that are most exposed to global trade, according to a study of...