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Higher full-year growth forecast; Q3 GDP up 5.8%

2 to 4% growth projected for 2014, but labour shortage and doubts over outlook for US, eurozone and China pose risks to growth
Friday, November 22, 2013 - 06:00
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This year is turning out to be a surprisingly better year for the Singapore economy than what its start suggested, but 2014 is likely to settle back to another year of "modest" growth - PHOTO: SPH

[SINGAPORE] This year is turning out to be a surprisingly better year for the Singapore economy than what its start suggested, but 2014 is likely to settle back to another year of "modest" growth. The government yesterday raised its full-year growth forecast to 3.5-4 per cent - not the nudge or