SINGAPORE ECONOMIC DATA

Singapore core inflation falls to 2-year low

The measure came in at 1.2 per cent year-on-year in June, down from 1.3 per cent in May, due to lower services and retail inflation, as well as a steeper decline in the cost of electricity and gas...

Singapore's economy grows just 0.1% in Q2, lowest in decade and worse than expected

Economists flag heightened risk of a technical recession as all key sectors contracted from the first quarter.

Retail sales slip 0.4% in August, down for second month on slump in car sales

SINGAPORE - Singapore retail sales fell for a second month in August, again on the back of lower vehicle sales, according to figures released by the Department of Statistics on Friday (Oct 12)....

Singapore non-oil exports fall 5.9% in February after 4 months of growth

SINGAPORE'S exports defied economist expectations to post an unexpected decline last month.

Strongest retail sales growth in 1 1/2 years

Retail sales in August grew at their fastest pace in nearly 11/2 years, in the latest sign that the Singapore economy could be picking up.

Singapore retail sales quicken in August with better-than-expected 3.5% growth

SINGAPORE - Retail sales accelerated in August, growing by a stronger-than-expected 3.5 per cent from a year ago, with takings up for most categories.

Cash flow woes for construction firms worsen in Q3 as slow payments rise across all sectors

SINGAPORE - Slow payments rose for local companies across all sectors in the third quarter of this year, with the cash flow woes of already worst-hit construction firms worsening.

Singapore manufacturing outperforms with 19.1% surge in August as electronics continue to soar

SINGAPORE - The brightest spot in the Singapore economy continued shining last month as surging global demand for electronics once again helped lift factory output in August.

CPI edges up 0.4% as Aug inflation remains modest

Inflation stayed at modest levels last month, though the cost of some services - including healthcare and education - continued to creep up.

August inflation still low at 0.4% but cost of healthcare, education inching up

Inflation inched up last month on the back of pricier healthcare and education services. But the tepid job market and subdued economic environment are expected to keep prices in check over the...

Singapore retail sales rise 1.8% in July

SINGAPORE - Retail sales in Singapore continued to modestly improve with a slightly stronger-than-expected 1.8 per cent rise in July from a year ago, as the majority of categories enjoyed growth...