Economy

19 Jul 18
Global electronics demand have been hit by the US-China trade war.
19 Jul 18
It is the third of 11 countries to ratify the deal with revised rules on e-commerce.
18 Jul 18
Rising disposable income could spur spending on skin-care, make-up, and accessories.
18 Jul 18
And here’s what the Auditor-General found in the People’s Association’s procurement method.
17 Jul 18
Contract management issues in some agencies have lasted for years.
17 Jul 18
But they had the lowest level of severely delinquent debt.
17 Jul 18
Electronic NODX fell 7.9% YoY due to export declines in ICs, parts of PCs and consumer electronics.
17 Jul 18
And Workforce Singapore launches an on-the-go career coaching for job seekers.
16 Jul 18
The slight tightening of Singapore’s monetary policy shaped expectations of cheaper prices.
16 Jul 18
Home assets as part of total household assets have fallen from 50.5% to 44% in 7 years.
15 Jul 18
There could be further dampening effects on business and consumer sentiments into 3Q2018.
13 Jul 18
Real wages rose 1.9% whilst productivity grew only 1.1% in 2011-2017.
13 Jul 18
Manufacturing led the growth with an 8.6% advance YoY.
12 Jul 18
Their bilateral trade reached $45.4b in 2017.
12 Jul 18
Q2 GDP is forecast to dip to 4.2% from 4.4% in Q1.
11 Jul 18
Industries most likely affected include the electronics, chemicals, and maritime & shipping.
11 Jul 18
Its ASEAN-bound FDIs have surpassed China-bound FDIs since 2015.
11 Jul 18
Minister Chan Chun Sing said they are particularly concerned about retirees as a consumer group.
11 Jul 18
But it still needs to work on education expenditure, environmental performance, and productivity growth.
9 Jul 18
Trade minister Chan Chun Sing said this could hit global consumption and trade flows to Singapore.
9 Jul 18
The US accounts for 20% of Japan's total exports.
6 Jul 18
It scored a mere 2 points in people-centricity.
4 Jul 18
The gains were boosted by $22.3b of investment gains.
4 Jul 18
Managing director Ravi Menon said Singapore risks being hit by inflation and protectionism.
3 Jul 18
About 1.25% of market GDP is expected to be affected.
3 Jul 18
Large manufacturers' worries intensify over trade frictions and geopolitical risks.
3 Jul 18
Australia and New Zealand placed second and seventh in the global transparency rankings.
3 Jul 18
Taiwan, Malaysia, Singapore, Korea, Hong Kong, Thailand, Philippines, and Japan will be amongst the most affected by US tariffs on Chinese goods...
2 Jul 18
Thailand's Singapore-bound exports will likewise go through the faster process.
2 Jul 18
But electronics exports are down, indicating a divergence between measures.
2 Jul 18
And GIC invests US$250m in a joint venture to acquire US$2b worth of rental houses.
29 Jun 18
Japan's salary surge could cost as much as US$468b by 2030.
28 Jun 18
It wants to broaden IRAS’ powers when cracking down serious GST-related crimes.
28 Jun 18
The GSTV scheme was introduced in 2012 to provide targetted assistance to lower and middle-income Singaporeans.
27 Jun 18
The move will release liquidity valued at around US$100b to support the economy.