Economy

26 Mar 19
US companies accounted for more than 20% of all FDIs in Singapore.
25 Mar 19
The fall reflected lower inflation for services, retail items and electricity & gas.
22 Mar 19
Lower fuel pump prices and high year-ago base effects weighed on the CPI.
21 Mar 19
The trade minister said he was hopeful that the trade pact could be sealed by the end of 2019.
19 Mar 19
The city trails Hong Kong and Mongolia.
19 Mar 19
Singapore and Hong Kong are 7% more expensive than New York.
18 Mar 19
Volatile export and manufacturing sectors are challenging the region’s economies.
18 Mar 19
GDP growth is expected to slow down from 5.2% to 5%.
18 Mar 19
GDP growth is expected to decline to 2.4% in 2019 from 3.2% in 2018.
18 Mar 19
Weak activity was attributed to lower than anticipated construction demand for both the private and public sectors.
14 Mar 19
Other outstanding cities following Singapore include Tokyo, Hong Kong and Seoul.
8 Mar 19
Only 20% of Singapore women engage in investing, insurance, retirement and other long-term planning.
8 Mar 19
It aims to raise the standards for financial institutions in developing effective business continuity plans.
8 Mar 19
The country is aiming to build a commodity circulation system that fits the modern economic system.
8 Mar 19
The population is forecasted to grow 23% over the next five years.
7 Mar 19
It lagged London, New York and Hong Kong.
6 Mar 19
IMDA and MPA will tie up to develop electronic Bills of Lading.
6 Mar 19
The growth of the country’s supply chain and oil prices have slowed down.
6 Mar 19
Investments in infrastructure and construction are expected to boost growth.
5 Mar 19
It wants to boost support for local businesses’ overseas expansion.
5 Mar 19
The exports of manufacturing and mining goods underpinned export growth.
5 Mar 19
Johor’s chief minister said he plans to stop buying treated water from Singapore.
5 Mar 19
The Business Optimism Index fell to +5.08 points as only four of six indicators are in the expansion zone.
5 Mar 19
And Sea will add US$1b to its cash pile to amp up its digital entertainment offerings.
4 Mar 19
The search is on for the best international businesses in Singapore.
4 Mar 19
The foreign worker quota in the services sector will be cut as finance minister Heng notes that the growth in S-pass services holders hit a five-...
1 Mar 19
It is still monitoring economic conditions as well as expenditure trends and revenue buoyancy.
28 Feb 19
The infocomm segment’s business receipts led the growth and jumped 7.2%.
27 Feb 19
It shrank by 3.1% no thanks to declines in electronics and precision engineering.
27 Feb 19
But the Lion City is expected to benefit from initiatives aiming to improve logistics and harmonise regulations.
25 Feb 19
Slower growth in electricity and gas prices outweighed higher services inflation.
21 Feb 19
Wholesale trade of petroleum products surged 43.2%.
19 Feb 19
Exports to EU, Japan, South Korea and ASEAN have recovered.
19 Feb 19
The government is allocating 30% of the budget to defence from 18.5% in 2018.
18 Feb 19
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18 Feb 19
But momentum could taper off as growth could slow down in 2019.
18 Feb 19
And personal finance startup DollarsAndSense acquires insurtech platform fundMyLife.
18 Feb 19
The budget surplus for 2019 hit $2.1b, a carbon tax will be implemented, and a $3.1b fund for CareShield has been declared.
15 Feb 19
It plans to invest $50m for each market launch.