Flailing export dampens GDP growth outlook

"While the risk of a major global downturn has subsided somewhat, external demand will continue to be uneven across a number of Singapore’s key export markets. In addition, growth in some trading partners, including the US, will be largely supported by ... ( read original story ...)

S’pore exports back in negative territory

SINGAPORE — Exports of locally made goods plunged back into negative territory in September after coming in flat in August, reflecting the global pressures that Singapore’s trade-dependent economy faces. On a year-on-year basis, non-oil domestic ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore’s non-oil exports fall by 4.8%

SINGAPORE: Exports declined less than expected last month but the outlook for Singapore’s small, trade-dependent economy remains gloomy. Non-oil domestic exports (Nodx) fell 4.8 per cent in September compared with the same month a year earlier – a ... ( read original story ...)

Electronics firms to stay upbeat in the next six months

However, the computer peripherals and infocomms & consumer electronics segments expect business situation ... due to lower demand for construction related materials." More From Singapore Business Review Singapore private banks buck the declining trend ... ( read original story ...)

Success in south-east Asia: four business rules to observe

Dynamic and rich in opportunities, south-east Asia is a fantastic place to do business. However, before you step off your Singapore Airlines flight and kick off a round of meetings in the region, do your homework: if you want to succeed, it’s vital you ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore starts trial of ex-banker linked to 1MDB Fund

SINGAPORE - A private banker charged with money laundering and other offences in connection with the indebted Malaysian state fund 1MDB went on trial in Singapore on Monday. Yeo Jiawei, a former wealth planner at Swiss private bank BSI, is facing 11 ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore Airlines launches non-stop routes from Manchester

Singapore Airlines has launched its two new non-stop routes from Manchester with various celebrations at Manchester Airport along with a formal event attended by Aviation Minister, Lord Ahmad. The inaugural flight to Houston departed on Sunday October 30 ... ( read original story ...)