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Government & Economy

China 2013 GDP revision won't affect growth this year

[BEIJING] China has revised up the estimated size of its economy for 2013 by 3.4 per cent to 58.8 trillion yuan (US$9.5 trillion), the National Bureau of Statistics said on Friday, but said the revision will not affect economic growth this year.

Energy & Commodities

[SINGAPORE] Lower oil prices could boost demand in Asia in 2015, with spot interest for diesel, Asia's most widely used fuel, picking up in countries like Vietnam, Philippines and Indonesia, traders and analysts said...

Energy & Commodities

[SINGAPORE] Brent crude held below US$60 a barrel near a 5-1/2-year low on Friday as a global oversupply of oil showed little sign of receding, even as companies cut upstream investments next year.

Government & Economy

[NEW DELHI] India's economy is expected to grow at around 5.5 per cent in the fiscal year to March 2015, the finance ministry said in a report tabled in parliament on Friday...

Transport

[SINGAPORE] Singapore Airlines Ltd's Indian joint venture with the Tata conglomerate, Vistara, will start flying from Jan 9, the airlines said...

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