Singapore manufacturing

April PMI in negative territory across all segments

THE societal shutdowns adopted to contain the deadly Covid-19 are weighing on factories in the region, and Singapore has been no exception.

Singapore factory sentiment falls for straight third month to end-2008 levels

SINGAPORE'S manufacturing sentiment fell for the third straight month in April to its lowest level since November 2008, data on Monday showed, as every segment of the Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI...

Dire outlook for manufacturing, services over next six months

WITH the Covid-19 outbreak, manufacturing and services firms in Singapore have turned much grimmer about business conditions in the next six months, according to two separate surveys released on...

Singapore's manufacturing, services firms pessimistic about next six months amid pandemic

WITH the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak, manufacturing and services firms in Singapore have turned grimmer about business conditions in the next six months, according to two separate surveys released on...

Layoffs may loom as Singapore factory outlook falls to 2009 levels

SINGAPORE'S factory activity has fallen to levels last seen during the Great Recession, according to early industry figures out on Friday.

Singapore's January factory jump may prove short-lived

SINGAPORE'S factory output turned in a surprise rise in January on a surge in biomedical manufacturing, even as electronics remained in contraction, according to preliminary figures from the...

Singapore electronics mood brightens in Jan, but supply chain break looms

SINGAPORE'S electronics sentiment entered positive territory in January for the first time in 14 months alongside positive manufacturing sentiment, thanks to a US-China trade truce, but economists...

Manufacturing sentiment positive in December

SINGAPORE'S manufacturing sentiment entered positive territory for the first time in eight months in December - prompting economists to suggest that the worst may be over for the sector that has...

Rocky road to recovery for factories

SHATTERING fantasies of an immediate turnaround, Singapore's factory output fell in November at the steepest pace in nearly four years, according to an estimate out on Thursday.

Singapore factory output posts 9.3% shock drop in November

SINGAPORE'S factory output in November saw a plunge steeper than private-sector economists had feared, according to preliminary numbers out on Thursday.