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March factory output beats forecasts with 5.9% gain

Electronics is best performer with output up 12.4 per cent year on year, while biomedical manufacturing is worst with decline of 5.4 per cent

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The manufacturing sector logged an expansion of 6 per cent on the previous year, lower than June's revised figure of 8 per cent growth, according to Economic Development Board (EDB) data released on Friday.

Singapore

SINGAPORE'S factory output grew 5.9 per cent in March compared to a year ago, just above economists' predictions of a 5.7 per cent rise, according to preliminary Economic Development Board (EDB) figures yesterday.

Economists held steady on their gross domestic product (...

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