Economy

17 Jul 19
The manufacturing sector and tariffs are expected to drag down real GDP growth to 6.3% in 2019.
17 Jul 19
Electronic NODX contracted 31.9% YoY.
17 Jul 19
Growing intra-regional trade and a rich venture capital market propel the region’s rise.
17 Jul 19
The turning fortunes of the construction sector were cited as a possible reason for the improved performance.
12 Jul 19
MAS might soon intervene and ease monetary policy.
12 Jul 19
Economic growth declined to a mere 0.1% for Q2.
12 Jul 19
The manufacturing sector continued its sharp decline and contracted 3.8%.
11 Jul 19
China accounted for 53% of the region’s decline.
11 Jul 19
The 2.5-year programme will help fuel the expansion plans of local firms.
9 Jul 19
China leads the pack with $145.6b (US$107b) made from 4,281 deals.
8 Jul 19
Export growth is expected to shrink by 3.0% as demand for electronics and private consumption declines.
8 Jul 19
Driving productivity and technological innovation will be the beachhead in Singapore firms’ fight against a more subdued economic...
8 Jul 19
By then, the country’s infrastructure gap is tipped to hit US$400m compared to the global gap of $19t.
5 Jul 19
And proptech startup UrbanAgents raised $2m in seed funding.
2 Jul 19
Slow payments ate up over one-third of total transactions due to deteriorating credit conditions.
1 Jul 19
The growth was boosted by the two US REITs that accounted for 96% of total funds raised.
1 Jul 19
The SBF-Experian SME Index fell 1.95% and recorded the lowest reading since 2013.
28 Jun 19
Customs-certified firms will undergo less documentary and cargo inspections.
28 Jun 19
And UOB poaches HSBC’s Singapore head of retail business banking.
26 Jun 19
It was now over ten years ago when the cargo ships stopped moving.
24 Jun 19
Higher retail and food inflation offset steep declines in electricity and gas costs.
24 Jun 19
As growing uncertainty mounts in the global economy due to the US-China trade conflicts, the need to transform Singapore into a globally...
17 Jun 19
Electronic exports contracted 31.4% YoY.
14 Jun 19
To mark the end of Singapore’s ASEAN chairmanship in November 2018, Prime Minister Lee handed Thailand’s Prime Minister, Prayut Chan-o...
14 Jun 19
It ranked 12th due to another strong year for the Singapore dollar.
14 Jun 19
And Air New Zealand is boosting flight frequency from Singapore in the winter.
13 Jun 19
The ratio of job vacancies to unemployed persons dipped to 1.08 in March.
13 Jun 19
The manufacturing as well as wholesale and retail trade sectors are tipped to contract 0.2% and 0.3% respectively.
11 Jun 19
The search is on for the leading exporters in Asia.
10 Jun 19
The business optimism index fell from +10.58ppt to +6.91ppt over a year.
7 Jun 19
Revenue growth is expected by 28% of CEOs in Singapore and 46% globally.
6 Jun 19
The underlying narrative of the 21st century has been underscored by technological advancements, whether it be in smartphones and tablets, the...
6 Jun 19
It ranks sixth in Asia as the burden of additional compliance requirements pull Singapore down.
4 Jun 19
Economic growth is expected to decline to 1.9% from 3.1% in 2018.
29 May 19
The SEA-focused benchmarks will include industry returns placed against other market statistics.
29 May 19
Thanks to advanced tech infrastructure, skilled labour, immigration laws, and business efficiency.
27 May 19
Strong revenue growth in the information and communications services industry buoyed Q1 gains.
24 May 19
A fall in the electricity & gas and lower food inflation offset higher services costs.