Economy

23 Feb 18
New Zealand topped the list with 89 points, five points higher than Singapore.
22 Feb 18
Outstanding bonds are now around $26.7b.
21 Feb 18
Petroleum sales pushed the growth.
21 Feb 18
Thanks to contributions from the Statutory Board and stamp duties.
20 Feb 18
Customers to be hit in the hip pocket as digital services like Uber and Spotify will be taxed from 2020.
20 Feb 18
It is an improvement from 3.3% in 2016.
20 Feb 18
Find out what EY, Deloitte, KPMG, and PwC have to say about the Budget.
20 Feb 18
No thanks to a lacklustre +4.2% growth in exports.
19 Feb 18
The 2017 budget surplus beat forecasts at $9.6b, a 10% hike in tobacco excise duties will be implemented, and a one-off bonus worth $700m has been...
19 Feb 18
This is an imporovement from 2017 which is forecast to record a $1.9b surplus, but down on 2016 which recorded a $5.2b surplus.
19 Feb 18
The CIT has been falling whilst the GST has been rising.
18 Feb 18
With 2017 expenditure forecast to be 1% over budget, now is the time to reduce spending, says UOB.
16 Feb 18
Higher sales to Malaysia, Australia, and Indonesia drive the growth.
16 Feb 18
Higher fuel costs are likely to drive inflation up.
16 Feb 18
It is supported by growth in total exports and imports.
16 Feb 18
Revenue is expected to have grown to $71.6b in 2017.
15 Feb 18
Increase in export of non-electronic products pushed the growth.
15 Feb 18
This was driven by strong domestic demand.
15 Feb 18
Thailand beat Singapore by 0.9 point in Bloomberg's Misery Index.
15 Feb 18
Operating expenses rose by 7% due to social spending.
14 Feb 18
This is after Singapore GDP growth slowed down to 3.6% in Q4.
14 Feb 18
This was highly driven by private sector demands.
14 Feb 18
Its 36% growth reversed the 18% decline in 2016.
14 Feb 18
GDP growth forecast is set at 1.5 to 3.5%.
14 Feb 18
Goods producing industries push the growth with 5.7% increase.
14 Feb 18
Transport services boosted services exports.
14 Feb 18
Non-electronic exports rose 9.2% and contributed to growth.
13 Feb 18
GST revenue grew 6.2%, lagging government expenses which rose 8.6%.
12 Feb 18
The unexpected 4.1% increase is significantly higher than initial forecasts of just 1.1%.
12 Feb 18
Eight of 12 economists think the new budget will include a new tax for online vendors.
9 Feb 18
Global domestic demand is likely to boost growth.
9 Feb 18
This is mainly due to higher food prices.
9 Feb 18
Tech exports are expected to drive a turnaround.
8 Feb 18
Thanks to Singapore's improved economic situation.
8 Feb 18
On average, they earned around $9,023 in 2017.
8 Feb 18
This was due to the different timing of the Lunar New Year.