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May exports growth hits 7-month high but outlook is cloudy

Economists say pick-up will be short-lived, citing slowing momentum in electronics sector and trade tensions

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Singapore's export growth hit a seven-month high in May thanks in part to volatile pharmaceutical shipments.

Singapore

SINGAPORE'S export growth hit a seven-month high in May thanks in part to volatile pharmaceutical shipments.

But economists expect this pick-up to be short-lived - in addition to slowing momentum in the electronics sector, trade tensions are weighing on the export outlook...

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