Economy

22 Aug 17
Its services and manufacturing sectors have boosted the economy.
22 Aug 17
Work Permit Holders in the manufacturing and construction sectors decreased.
21 Aug 17
Ship chandlers & bunkering posted the highest growth at 43.9%.
18 Aug 17
Thanks to the professional services segments.
18 Aug 17
This is one of the reasons why the Lion City has a stable credit profile.
18 Aug 17
Thanks to higher domestic consumption and government spending.
18 Aug 17
This came with the general outlook improvement seen in Asia Pacific.
18 Aug 17
Chemicals exports led growth with 14.9% rate.
17 Aug 17
Blame an oil and gas deficit of US$604m.
17 Aug 17
This is despite continued decline in pharma and chemicals export.
17 Aug 17
Gains from Wall Street could lift local sentiment.
16 Aug 17
GDP is still growing faster than the annual target of 6.5% despite the slowdown.
16 Aug 17
Singapore beat its rival in the liveability ranking for the first time.
16 Aug 17
The index hovered around 50.8 in June.
15 Aug 17
Index growths among all commodity groups turned positive.
15 Aug 17
Domestic demand was the main driver of GDP growth.
15 Aug 17
It’s the fourth consecutive month of slowdown.
15 Aug 17
It grew 8.1% YoY in the second quarter.
14 Aug 17
BSP also raised its inflation expectations for 2017 and 2018.
14 Aug 17
Industrial output remained strong thanks to manufacturing, mining, and electricity sectors.
14 Aug 17
Thanks to the strong electronic exports.
14 Aug 17
The central bank's stance has remained the same for a year now.
11 Aug 17
ASEAN celebrated its 50th anniversary with a grand parade in the Philippines which...
11 Aug 17
This is compared to the 2.5% growth in Q1.
10 Aug 17
The fields of construction and machinery got dragged into contraction.
10 Aug 17
Its communications business field improved the most at 10.9%.
10 Aug 17
This has been the highest amount in two years.
9 Aug 17
Some of its recent policies focus on outbound investment.
9 Aug 17
And here's a look at Singapore's economy since its independence.
8 Aug 17
And headline inflation rose to 2.8%.
8 Aug 17
Unemployment rate inched lower to 3.1%.
7 Aug 17
Net exports rose 34.7% to 24.1b in Q2.
7 Aug 17
Blame weak demand from overseas.
4 Aug 17
Its central bank's net short forex positions dropped for two months.
4 Aug 17
Blame the low new orders and export sales.
4 Aug 17
After PMI inched up, economists believe upsides will now be limited.
3 Aug 17
It’s the lowest since February.
3 Aug 17
Organisations were urged to worry about their employer brands.
3 Aug 17
The board will consist of 20 leaders from businesses, banks and trade groups.
3 Aug 17
Costly transportation and accommodation pushed tourists away.