16 May '11, 10am

Singapore exports see unexpected dip of 1.8%: Economists have said that a slowdown in electronics and non-electr...

Singapore's offshore trade generated $874 billion in trade turnover in 2010, according to figures released by IE Singapore. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN SINGAPORE exports fell an unexpected 1.8 per cent last month from a year earlier largely due to a slump in electronic exports and a slowdown of shipments to major markets including America, Hong Kong and South Korea. The drop in non-oil domestic exports was largely below the 9.9 per cent growth in non-oil domestic exports in March. Export of electronic goods slowed down 10 per cent in April after a 14 per cent drop in the previous month as shipments of disk drives, semiconductors and computer parts took a setback, trade agency International Enterprise (IE) Singapore said on Monday. April is the third consecutive month that electronic shipments have fallen when compared against the same periods last year. Exports excluding elec...

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channelnewsasia.com 13 May '11, 5am

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