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Economists trim Singapore's 2019 growth forecast to 2.1%

They cite trade protectionism as top downside risk; Maybank Kim Eng says recession likely if no Sino-US deal and Trump hikes tariffs on rest of China imports

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Trade protectionism remains the top growth risk cited by private-sector economists, who have further trimmed their 2019 forecast for Singapore to 2.1 per cent, in the Monetary Authority of Singapore's (MAS) quarterly survey of professional forecasters, released on Wednesday.

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TRADE protectionism remains the top growth risk cited by private-sector economists, who have further trimmed their 2019 forecast for Singapore to 2.1 per cent, in the Monetary Authority of Singapore's (MAS) quarterly survey of professional forecasters, released on Wednesday....

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