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(Amended) April retail sales sans cars down 3 per cent

Economists say poor economic outlook continues to dent discretionary spending

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Retail sales in Singapore rose 3.8 per cent in April from a year ago but only because of motor vehicles.

Singapore

RETAIL sales in Singapore rose 3.8 per cent in April from a year ago but only because of motor vehicles. Otherwise, retail sales would be down 3 per cent, according to the Department of Statistics (DOS) on Wednesday.

Motor vehicles sales rose 43 per cent year on year....

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