SINGAPORE ECONOMY

THE tide may be turning for the ailing construction sector, which has been a persistent drag on growth, a government economist has said.

THE manufacturing sector was once more behind Singapore’s economic growth in the second quarter, according to the latest figures from the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) on Monday.

SINGAPORE’S economic growth is expected to slow down in the second half of this year, as the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) kept to its 2018 forecast of 2.5 to 3.5 per cent in 2018 even with...

[TOKYO] Japan bounced back to growth following its first contraction in two years, official figures showed Friday, but fears of US trade wars clouded the outlook for the world's third-largest...

[SEOUL] A rapid fall in capital investment slowed South Korea's economic growth in the second quarter, while weaker export growth highlighted concerns over the outlook for trade in the second...

[JAKARTA] Rising trade tensions between the United States and China will negatively affect the economic growth of other countries, Indonesia's central bank governor said on Monday...

[TOKYO] Japan's economy slid into negative territory for the first time in two years at the beginning of the year, official data showed Friday, confirming preliminary figures issued last month...

[SYDNEY] Australia's economy entered its 27th year without a recession thanks to bumper exports and a jump in business investment, although uncertainty over the outlook for household consumption...

[BANGKOK] Thailand produced its fastest economic growth in five years in the first quarter, boosted by strong exports and tourism plus a slight firming in long-weak private consumption.

[BANGKOK] Thailand produced its fastest economic growth in five years in the first quarter, boosted by strong exports and tourism plus a slight firming in long-weak private consumption.