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News Singapore » Economy: Singapore economy grows 2.6% in Q3, slowing less than expected; some economists raise full-year forecasts

News source: https://www.straitstimes.com/business/economy/singapore-economy-grows-26-in-q3-slowing-from-41-expansion-in-q2-flash-data
Publicated on: Saturday 13 October 2018

SINGAPORE - Singapore's economy grew by 2.6 per cent in the third quarter, slowing down from the first half of the year but performing slightly better than expected, according to Ministry of Trade and ...

News Singapore » Economy: Executive travel: Singapore Airlines' Premium Economy a cut above

News source: https://www.thenational.ae/business/travel-and-tourism/executive-travel-singapore-airlines-premium-economy-a-cut-above-1.780327
Publicated on: Sunday 14 October 2018

With pressure on companies to reign in costs - while still ensuring their executives arrive after a flight as fresh as possible – the Premium Economy ticket is proving increasingly attractive. Singapo...

News Singapore » Economy: The Netherlands slips on WEF world's most competitive economy list - DutchNews.nl

News source: https://www.dutchnews.nl/news/2018/10/the-netherlands-slips-on-wef-worlds-best-economy-list/
Publicated on: Wednesday 17 October 2018

DutchNews.nlThe Netherlands slips on WEF world's most competitive economy listDutchNews.nlThe Netherlands has slipped out of the top five in the latest edition of the World Economic Forum's ranking of the world's most competitive economies. The Netherlands has gone down from fourth to sixth place after being overtaken by Germany and Japan ...The Global Competitiveness Report 2018 - World Economic ForumWorld Economic Forumall 65 news articles »

News Singapore » Economy: Here's what kept Singapore from being the most competitive country in the world

News source: https://sbr.com.sg/economy/news/heres-what-kept-singapore-being-most-competitive-country-in-world
Publicated on: uesday 16 October 2018

The United States beat Singapore by 2.1 points. If the World Economic Forum's Global Competitive Index 2018 is anything to go by, Singapore could improve on business dynamism, and innovation capabilit...

News Singapore » Economy: Consumer sentiment could be hit by rising imported inflation in 2019: Study - The Straits Times

News source: https://www.straitstimes.com/business/economy/consumer-sentiment-could-be-hit-by-rising-imported-inflation-in-2019-study
Publicated on: Wednesday 17 October 2018

The Straits TimesConsumer sentiment could be hit by rising imported inflation in 2019: StudyThe Straits TimesWith a weaker economic outlook, it expects even more policy tightening in 2019 from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), which already steepened the slope of the Singdollar nominal effective exchange rate policy band during its biannual monetary ...and more »

News Singapore » Economy: Singapore inflation expectations slide to 2.88% for year ahead: Survey

News source: https://www.straitstimes.com/business/economy/singapore-inflation-expectations-down-to-288-for-next-year-survey
Publicated on: Sunday 14 October 2018

said it would increase the pace of the Singapore dollar's appreciation, its second consecutive tightening. The report said the strength of the US economy, normalisation of its monetary policy and the ...

News Singapore » Economy: US 'world's most competitive economy' according to World Economic Forum report - Deutsche Welle

News source: https://www.dw.com/en/us-worlds-most-competitive-economy-according-to-world-economic-forum-report/a-45910556
Publicated on: Wednesday 17 October 2018

Deutsche WelleUS 'world's most competitive economy' according to World Economic Forum reportDeutsche WelleThe United States is the world's most competitive economy, according to a newly-styled World Economic Forum (WEF) report on the global economy. It finished just ahead of Singapore, Germany, Switzerland and Japan in the 140-country ranking, which was ...and more »

News Singapore » Economy: An economy rice stall in Serangoon is really getting into the Halloween spirit

News source: http://www.msn.com/en-sg/news/singapore/an-economy-rice-stall-in-serangoon-is-really-getting-into-the-halloween-spirit/ar-BBOp0Wa?li=AAAHpny&srcref=rss
Publicated on: Sunday 14 October 2018

A cai png (economy rice or Chinese nasi padang, for those not in the know) stall in Serangoon was captured fully embracing the spirit of Halloween, complete with props and decor to spook you into acci...

News Singapore » Economy: India ranked 58th most competitive economy WEF index - THE WEEK

News source: https://www.theweek.in/news/biz-tech/2018/10/17/india-ranked-58th-most-competitive-economy-wef-index.html
Publicated on: uesday 16 October 2018

THE WEEKIndia ranked 58th most competitive economy WEF indexTHE WEEKIndia's rank rose by five places from 2017, the largest gain among G20 economies, the WEF said. On the list of 140 economies, the US is followed by Singapore and Germany at the second and the third positions, respectively. India was ranked 58th with a ...and more »

News Singapore » Economy: Singapore Consumer Protection Advisory

News source: https://www.msn.com/en-sg/money/personalfinance/singapore-consumer-protection-advisory/ar-BBOoNNz
Publicated on: Sunday 14 October 2018

The economy in Singapore is quite absolute. Most retailers tend to have good business systems, but there is always a small fraction of restaurants and small shops which may harden your shopping experi...

News Singapore » Economy: Here's what kept Singapore from being the most competitive country in the world - Singapore Business Review

News source: https://sbr.com.sg/economy/news/heres-what-kept-singapore-being-most-competitive-country-in-world
Publicated on: uesday 16 October 2018

Singapore Business ReviewHere's what kept Singapore from being the most competitive country in the worldSingapore Business ReviewThe United States beat Singapore by 2.1 points. If the World Economic Forum's Global Competitive Index 2018 is anything to go by, Singapore could improve on business dynamism, and innovation capability to beat the global powerhouse that is the United ...

News Singapore » Economy: Singapore’s economy slows to 2.6 per cent in third quarter

News source: https://www.connectedtoindia.com/singapores-economy-slows-to-26-per-cent-in-third-quarter-4657.html
Publicated on: hursday 11 October 2018

The advance estimates from the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) revealed that Singapore’s economy grew 2.6 per cent year-on-year in the third quarter, slowing down from the 4.1 per cent growth in ...

News Singapore » Economy: Singapore falls behind US in global competitiveness index - Singapore Business Review

News source: https://sbr.com.sg/economy/news/singapore-falls-behind-us-in-global-competitiveness-index
Publicated on: uesday 16 October 2018

Singapore Business ReviewSingapore falls behind US in global competitiveness indexSingapore Business ReviewIt needs to furnish skills, business dynamism, and innovation capability to become a global powerhouse. The Lion City was one step behind the United States in the World Economic Forum's Global Competitive Index for 2018. Singapore inched up by 0.5 ppt ...

News Singapore » Economy: Will the services sector buoy Singapore's GDP amidst manufacturing's slumping growth?

News source: https://sbr.com.sg/economy/news/will-services-sector-buoy-singapores-gdp-amidst-manufacturings-slumping-growth
Publicated on: Sunday 14 October 2018

“Note that policymakers tip the Singapore economy to remain on a steady expansion course for the quarters ahead with output kept slight above potential, and a small positive output gap is expected to ...

News Singapore » Economy: Industry 4.0 not just about tech, but about people and partnerships: Koh Poh Koon - The Business Times

News source: https://www.businesstimes.com.sg/government-economy/industry-40-not-just-about-tech-but-about-people-and-partnerships-koh-poh-koon
Publicated on: uesday 16 October 2018

The Business TimesIndustry 4.0 not just about tech, but about people and partnerships: Koh Poh KoonThe Business TimesEarlier in the year, there was a bilateral call for grants under the first “Singapore-Germany 2+2 Cooperation Framework” by Germany's Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and Singapore's economic agencie, led by A*Star. This aims to ...and more »

News Singapore » Economy: Singapore economy slows down in Q3

News source: https://www.asia-first.com/newsletter/singapore-economy-slows-down-in-q3.html
Publicated on: Sunday 14 October 2018

It was a slow period of growth for Singapore in the third quarter with the economy expanding only 2.6%, a far cry from the 4.1% expansion seen in the previous quarter. Data from Ministry of Trade and ...

News Singapore » Economy: India ranked 58th most competitive economy in WEF index - All India Radio

News source: http://www.newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=354126
Publicated on: uesday 16 October 2018

All India RadioIndia ranked 58th most competitive economy in WEF indexAll India RadioOn the list of 140 economies, the US topped the list followed by Singapore and Germany. Among the BRICS economies, China topped the list at 28th place. India, however, remained the "South Asia's main driving force". The World Economic Forum's Global ...and more »

News Singapore » Economy: Singapore ranks 2nd among 140 countries on WEF’s competitiveness index

News source: https://www.humanresourcesonline.net/singapore-ranks-2nd-among-140-countries-on-wefs-competitiveness-index/
Publicated on: uesday 16 October 2018

With a competitiveness score of 85.6, it is 14 points away from the frontier mark of 100, implying that even the top-ranked economy among the 140 has room for improvement. Country analysis: Singapore ...

News Singapore » Economy: Australia approves TPP-11, raises chance of pact taking effect in early 2019 - Nikkei Asian Review

News source: https://asia.nikkei.com/Economy/Australia-approves-TPP-11-raises-chance-of-pact-taking-effect-in-early-2019
Publicated on: uesday 16 October 2018

Nikkei Asian ReviewAustralia approves TPP-11, raises chance of pact taking effect in early 2019Nikkei Asian ReviewAny move by China to join the TPP "would seem more about seeking allies" than economic gain, said Roland Rajah, director of the International Economy Program at the Lowy Institute think tank in Sydney. The legal changes needed to comply with the TPP-11 ...and more »

News Singapore » Economy: Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Spontaneous Escapes For November 2018 (Book Until 31...

News source: https://loyaltylobby.com/2018/10/15/singapore-airlines-krisflyer-spontaneous-escapes-for-november-2018-book-until-31-october-2018/
Publicated on: uesday 16 October 2018

The list includes Singapore Airlines new Ultra Long Haul flights from/to Singapore to Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York at very favorable rates in Premium Economy Class. Singapore Airlines sent ...

News Singapore » Economy: India ranked 58th most competitive economy in World Economic Forum's index, jumps 5 places from 2017 - Economic Times

News source: https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/indicators/india-ranked-58th-most-competitive-economy-in-world-economic-forums-index-jumps-5-places-from-2017/articleshow/66254753.cms
Publicated on: uesday 16 October 2018

Economic TimesIndia ranked 58th most competitive economy in World Economic Forum's index, jumps 5 places from 2017Economic TimesIndia has been ranked as the 58th most competitive economy on the World Economic Forum's global competitiveness index for 2018, which was topped by the US. India's rank rose by five places from 2017, the largest gain among G20 economies, the WEF ...and more »

News Singapore » Economy: Singapore agency predicts a positive forecast for Myanmar economy

News source: http://www.mizzima.com/business-domestic/singapore-agency-predicts-positive-forecast-myanmar-economy
Publicated on: Friday 12 October 2018

A positive forecast and outlook in terms of recovery of Myanmar’s economy is presented by a Singapore based macro economic surveillance agency, ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) for the com...