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Exports rise 0.9% in April, defy forecast of 3.4% fall

Some economists see uptrend continuing in coming months as global economy picks up
Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 06:00
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Non-oil domestic exports (NODX) kicked off the second quarter with a stronger-than-expected performance, and some economists expect this to continue in coming months as the global economy picks up - PHOTO: SPH

Singapore NON-OIL domestic exports (NODX) kicked off the second quarter with a stronger-than-expected performance, and some economists expect this to continue in coming months as the global economy picks up. NODX crept up 0.9 per cent from a year ago in April, defying the market's prediction of