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Business 15 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Economists cut Singapore growth outlook

Private sector economists here have shaved their forecasts for economic growth this year as job losses mount and an imminent Iraq war threatens to rattle the city-state's export-led recovery, according to a central bank survey.

Business 16 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Rivalry among ports set to continue

WHEN it comes to transportation service, the rivalry between Malaysia and Singapore had never been apparent, until recently.

Business 17 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

Singapore raises 2005 growth forecast

SINGAPORE: Export-oriented Singapore on Thursday raised its GDP growth forecast for 2005 to 5 percent from between 3.5 percent to 4.5 percent earlier, citing an improving global economy which boosted biomedical exports in the third quarter.

Business 12 May 2008 | 12:00 AM

Urgency to build new growth areas

Economists and financial experts say Malaysia cannot be toodependent on a few sectors where prices are subject to marketfluctuations

Business 11 Apr 2009 | 12:00 AM

Definite signs of trade recovery

Tan Sri Gnanalingam is optimistic of economic recovery, given the export opportunities that abound.

Business 03 Oct 2009 | 12:00 AM

Hong Kong can be base for SME forays into China

KUALA LUMPUR: Small and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs) or family-owned companies that are interested to penetrate the mainland China can use Hong Kong as their base.

Business 26 Nov 2009 | 12:00 AM

How important is China to Malaysia?

WHEN President Hu Jintao visited Malaysia on Nov 11-12, he was greeted with all the pomp and ceremony that symbolised his personal and nation's immense importance. Such a grand treatment is only natural given China's increasing influence on Malaysia's economy and her fast ascent as an economic powerhouse.

Banking 01 Dec 2016 | 6:32 AM

China sets new rules on overseas yuan loans in battle to curb outflows

SHANGHAI: China's central bank has circulated new rules for companies which make yuan-denominated loans to overseas entities, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said, the latest in a slew of measures by Beijing to control capital outflows.

Economy 08 Apr 2018 | 7:56 AM

What way out for Hong Kong in US-China trade war?

Compared to 20 years ago, Hong Kong city has limited role to play in easing economic tensions between two superpowers