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Q1 GDP growth estimate may be revised up to 3.7% QoQ: analysts

The current flash estimate for Q1 GDP growth is 3.4%

Q1 GDP growth estimate may be revised up to 3.7% QoQ: analysts

The current flash estimate for Q1 GDP growth is 3.4%

Manufacturing growth to slow down after boosted Q1 results: analysts

In Q1, the sector posted an above-estimate growth of 7.1%.

Chart of the Day: Government’s largest source of revenue in 2021

Most of these sources will undergo reform under the 2022 budget.

Chart of the day: How does Singapore compare globally with carbon tax rates?

OCBC says the newly-announced carbon tax rates are 'for the better.'

Indonesia-Singapore summit to highlight Bintan Buoy’s potential

It will also focus on the travel bubble involving resorts in Batam and Bintan. 

Headline inflation rises at fastest pace since 2013 at 4%

Elevated prices likely to push MAS to further tighten monetary policy.

SGD interest rates see downward trend across the board

This is according to interest rate forecasts from OCBC. 

Singapore’s 5.9% Q4 GDP a sign of optimism for 2022: UOB

Maybank and OCBC also echoed this outlook for the upcoming year.

GDP growth to slow down to 3-5% in 2022, from 7% in 2021

MTI cited four downside risks that will affect the economy's growth next year.

China's power crisis may contribute to NODX slowdown in 2022

Meanwhile, the demand for petrochemical exports benefitted from this same crisis.

Core inflation accelerates to 1.1% in August

Headline CPI, meanwhile, continued its slight ease.

August inflation falls within analyst estimates

Consumer prices rose for the eighth straight month in August.

Shields up: Singapore defends against market volatility with 7.7% YTD gain

Thanks to the renewal of interest in the Singapore market.

Manufacturing output slows to 16.3% in July

This is the second month in the row when manufacturing grew at a slower pace.

Exports expand for eighth straight month in July by 12.7%

China, the EU 27, and Taiwan’s appetite for Singapore exports grew.