Government

Iswaran repeats call for SMEs to go digital

RENEWED efforts aimed at brand-new companies have boosted a government campaign to match small businesses with digital tools.

Way forward is to grow external wing to beat constraints: Chan Chun Sing

IN the next lap of Singapore's economic development, local companies will see the world as their hinterland, instead of being constrained by geographical size or location, said Minister for Trade...

Singapore companies look to Asean to pick up slack from trade war: HSBC

THE United States-China trade conflict has dominated discourse for a year now, but Singapore businesses are not letting it get in the way of their future plans, even as the global growth outlook...

June PMI falls to 3-year low; electronics contraction continues

SINGAPORE'S manufacturing sentiment worsened further in June, with the Purchasing Manager's Index (PMI) contracting for the second straight month, and the beleaguered electronics sector shrinking...

Growth concerns abound, but don't hold breath for monetary easing

WITH economic data continuing to disappoint and ministers warning Singaporeans to brace themselves for tougher times ahead, speculation has grown about what action, if any, the Monetary Authority...

MTI accepts proposals to build a design-minded workforce

TO develop a workforce that is well-versed in design - even if they work in non-design sectors - the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) has accepted five recommendations from a tripartite...

Singapore to review 2019 growth forecast as trade war bites; weaker Q2 expected: MAS

SINGAPORE policymakers will review a 1.5 to 2.5 per cent economic growth forecast for this year as the United States-China trade war hits investments, trade and manufacturing in the city,...

Singapore SMEs optimistic for H2, though muted compared to past years: survey

SINGAPORE'S small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are cautiously optimistic about the third and fourth quarters of 2019 -- though gloomier than they have been about any other second half in recent...

Recession looms in Singapore as trade war weighs on economy: Maybank Kim Eng

[SINGAPORE] Singapore's economy will probably experience a "shallow technical recession" in the third quarter as the global trade outlook worsens, according to Maybank Kim Eng Research.

No light at the end of manufacturing tunnel

THE fate of the Singapore economy hangs on US-China trade outcomes, analysts warned on Wednesday, after more gloomy factory numbers.

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