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Economists see Singapore economy slowing slightly more than predicted in 2019


For 2018, the economy is expected to grow by 3.3%, a tad above the 3.2% forecast made in September.  But growth is tipped to slow to 2.6% in 2019, down from the 2.7% expansion predicted previously, according to the survey findings released yesterday.

For 2018, the economy is expected to grow by 3.3%, a tad above the 3.2% forecast made in September. But growth is tipped to slow to 2.6% in 2019, down from the 2.7% expansion predicted previously, according to the survey findings released yesterday.

SINGAPORE: While trade tensions between the United States and China could ease, key economists shaved more off their forecast for 2019 economic growth, the latest Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) survey shows.

A big downside risk is protectionism, they added.

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