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Singapore economy 3rd most vulnerable to sustained China trade slowdown

Moodys expects largest GDP growth slide in 2019 in Mongolia, Singapore and South Korea among 23 Asia-Pacific economies

A wafer production line in Tuas. Moody’s report found that trade-driven economies like Singapore are the most exposed to a sustained slowdown in China, given their positions as key nodes in the manufacture of intermediate products, especially electronics.


SINGAPORE is the third most vulnerable economy to a sustained trade slowdown in China after Hong Kong and Mongolia, according to a Moody's Investors Service report released on Tuesday.

The report examined 23 rated Asia-Pac economies to identify the countries that are the...

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