Economists see Singapore economy slowing slightly more than predicted in 2019

  • Economy
  • Thursday, 13 Dec 2018

The economy grew 3.0 percent in the July-September quarter from the previous three months on an annualised and seasonally adjusted basis, revised final figures from Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) showed. The government's initial estimate, released on October 12, had showed the economy grew 4.7 percent.

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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