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MAS rules out off-cycle policy meeting despite GDP outlook downgrade

SINGAPORE’S central bank will not move outside its usual schedule to change its monetary policy, chief economist Edward Robinson confirmed in a briefing early on Tuesday.

Singapore Q1 GDP growth hits decade low

SINGAPORE'S economy is growing at the slowest clip since the global financial crisis, according to flash data for the first three months of the year.

Weak manufacturing drags Singapore economy to 1.3% growth in Q1, slowest since 2009

SINGAPORE seems to have started the year off on the wrong foot, with economic flash data coming in a shade beneath market expectations in the first quarter.

Q4 growth dips to 2.2%; all eyes on Budget boost

SINGAPORE'S economy is cooling but a sharp crash is not expected, watchers have said, even as they look to next month's Budget for relief amid a hazy outlook for monetary policy.

Singapore economy grows by 2.2% in Q4: advance estimates

SINGAPORE’S economy narrowly missed analysts’ forecasts in the final quarter of 2018, according to advance estimates from the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) on Wednesday.

Economy watchers trim Singapore 2019 GDP forecasts

SINGAPORE is headed for a slowdown, private-sector analysts said, while agreeing that the US-China trade war is the top risk to the economy.

Economists fret over trade tensions, shave forecast for Singapore growth in 2019

PRIVATE economists unanimously fingered higher US-China trade tensions as a downside risk to Singapore’s growth, as they dialled down their forecast for 2019 in a recent industry poll.

Economists stick to forecast of 3.2% GDP growth for 2018, but more are wary of external risk factors

CONFIDENCE in the manufacturing sector as a growth driver has risen, with Singapore's overall economic prospects on track for previous forecasts, according to the latest survey of private-sector...

Construction looks to turn corner with slower 4.6% Q2 decline

THE tide may be turning for the ailing construction sector, which has been a persistent drag on growth, a government economist has said.

Manufacturing sector drives Singapore GDP growth at 'robust' clip in Q2 2018

THE manufacturing sector was once more behind Singapore’s economic growth in the second quarter, according to the latest figures from the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) on Monday.

Singapore economy beats expectations with 5.2% growth in Q3, 2017 forecast raised to 3-3.5%

SINGAPORE'S economy performed much better than expected this year due mostly to a strong showing in electronics, prompting the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) to upgrade its 2017 gross...