SINGAPORE ECONOMIC DATA

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...

Singapore bank lending up 5.9% year on year in July, for 10th straight monthly rise

SINGAPORE - Bank lending rose 5.9 per cent year-on-year in July, slowing from June's 7.6 per cent growth, which was the fastest in over two years as both business and consumer loans improved.

Singapore factory output outperforms with 21% surge in July as electronics manufacturing soars

SINGAPORE - Singapore manufacturers started the second half of the year on strong footing despite worries that the pace of growth in the sector might taper.