industrial production

Growth risks compound on shock factory drop

WHILE Singapore could still escape a technical recession, the risks have gone up, economy watchers warned.

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.

Singapore factory output worse than expected, down by 2.4% in May

SINGAPORE factory output fell again in May, after a brief reprieve the month before.

Electronics, precision engineering still dragging down factory output

SINGAPORE'S factory output has inched its way back into positive territory, although economists do not seem too impressed by the rebound.

Singapore factories post modest 0.7% growth in February

SINGAPORE factory output inched up in February, beating fears of a second month of decline.

Singapore factory output eases again in July, posting 6% growth in line with expectations

SINGAPORE'S factory output matched economist forecasts with easing growth in July, even as pharmaceuticals continued to support industrial production.

About those chips and dips...

CHANGES in inventory did not drive the gap between electronics output and exports in the first six months of the year, the Ministry of Trade and Industry reiterated.

Factory-less manufacturers one reason behind output-export gap

THE rise of the "fab-less" semiconductor company was one reason for the recent gap between Singapore's electronics output and exports, official economy watchers confirmed.

Biomed sector boosts Singapore June factory output

SINGAPORE'S factory output came in ahead of forecast in June, but that has not lifted fears over manufacturing cooling down from recent highs.

Singapore June factory output beats forecasts with biomed boost

SINGAPORE'S factory output came in ahead of forecast in June, but that has not lifted fears over manufacturing cooling down from recent highs.

Mind the gap? No, not yet, say chip exporters

A RECENT trend in Singapore's electronics manufacturing scene has left economists here stumped.