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Q1 receipts fall 4.8% amid economic uncertainty

Top market China contributes S$1.09 billion, followed by Indonesia at S$732 million and India at S$338 million

Sightseeing, entertainment and gaming contributed 22 per cent, or S$1.46 billion, down 3 per cent from a year ago; while shopping contributed 21 per cent, or S$1.37 billion, down 7 per cent year-on-year.


SPENDING by visitors to Singapore fell 4.8 per cent to S$6.5 billion in the first quarter of 2019 from the same period last year, although international arrivals ticked up by one per cent to 4.7 million.

Poh Chi Chuan, Singapore Tourism Board (STB) director of digital...

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