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Domestic, foreign wholesale trade down in Q1

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 05:50
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Year-on-year domestic sales of electronic components was up 13.4 per cent, while that of telecommunications & computers rose 8.2 per cent.

SINGAPORE'S domestic wholesale trade slumped 25.8 per cent year on year in the first quarter of 2015, dragged down by the lower prices of petroleum and chemical products.

Stripping out petroleum, domestic wholesale trade would have fallen 12.6 per cent, according to the Department of