21 Nov '11, 12am

S'pore Q3 trade growth slows

SINGAPORE: The third quarter of 2011 continued to see a deceleration of trade growth, according to statistics released on Monday morning by International Enterprise (IE) Singapore. IE said Singapore's total trade grew by 5.4 per cent on-year in the third quarter, down from the previous quarter's 7.5 per cent expansion. It added total trade forecast for 2011 is revised downwards from between 9 and 10 per cent to between 8 and 9 per cent. Meanwhile, non-oil domestic exports (NODX) shrank on-year by 1.1 per cent in the third quarter, in contrast to the previous quarter's 1.9 per cent growth. IE said NODX forecast for 2011 is downgraded from between 6 and 7 per cent to between 2 and 3 per cent. In 2012, total trade is expected to moderate its growth to between 3 and 5 per cent, while NODX is also expected to grow by between 3 per cent and 5 per cent.

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