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Driven by the ongoing recovery in global trade and the resilient domestic demand, the Singapore economy is expected to expand by 2.7 percent this year – surpassing last year’s two percent growth and trumping the private sector economist’s 2.5 percent estimate for this year, revealed a new report. “We are confident that an improved external environment will help sustain Singapore’s growth – despite the drag from domestic factors,” said Mark Billington, South-east Asia director of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, which commissioned the report. The institute, however, noted that growth will be uneven across different sectors, with those depending on a stronger global economy, such as financial services, having a brighter outlook, reported The Straits Times. “A modest recovery in business investment may soon be under way, as business loans rose to 8...

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