17 Dec '12, 12am

Singapore's Exports Unexpectedly Fell on Slump in Electronics - Bloomberg

Singapore's Exports Unexpectedly Fell on Slump in Electronics - Bloomberg

Singapore ’s exports unexpectedly fell for the third time in four months in November as shipments of electronics slumped and companies sold fewer goods to U.S. customers. Non-oil domestic exports fell 2.5 percent from a year earlier, after a 7.9 percent gain in October, the trade promotion agency said in a statement today. The median of 11 estimates in a Bloomberg News survey was for a 1.7 percent increase. Singapore lowered its 2012 forecasts for export growth and economic expansion last month, as a global slowdown weighs on demand for its goods and services. A report last week showed U.S. companies are keeping inventories lean amid concern a recovery could stall if the country fails to avert a package of government spending cuts and tax increases set to take effect next year. “We expect electronics exports to underperform in 2013,” Chester Liaw, a Singapore-based economi...

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