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March factory output holds out hope for Q1 GDP

It beats forecasts and could signal that Singapore manufacturing sector might be bottoming out

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Just two weeks ago, Singapore's disappointing gross domestic product (GDP) flash estimates for the quarter ended March 31 nudged economists to downgrade their full-year forecasts.

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WHAT a difference a fortnight makes.

Just two weeks ago, Singapore's disappointing gross domestic product (GDP) flash estimates for the quarter ended March 31 nudged economists to downgrade their full-year forecasts.

However, Tuesday's preliminary factory output