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Singapore retail sales shrink 8.6% in Feb with outbreak

Total food and beverage sales saw a contraction of 16.6 per cent in February, reversing the 9.1 per cent growth seen in January.


SINGAPORE'S retail sales continued sliding in February due to the decline in tourist arrivals and lower domestic consumption arising from the deepening coronavirus pandemic.

Takings at the till shrank by 8.6 per cent year on year in February, extending January's 5.3 per...

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