26 Jul '11, 5am

S'pore's June manufacturing output up 10.5%

S'pore's June manufacturing output up 10.5%

SINGAPORE: Singapore's manufacturing output increased 10.5 per cent in June year-on-year, in line with market consensus. Excluding biomedical manufacturing, output increased 0.6 per cent. This was according to data from the Singapore Economic Development Board. The overall figure compares with a 17.5 per cent on-year contraction reported for May. The star performer of the month was the biomedical manufacturing cluster, which grew 38.8 per cent in June 2011 year-on-year. The cluster was supported by the pharmaceuticals segment where output rose 41.5 per cent in June after posting declines in the past two months. The higher output was due to a different mix of active pharmaceutical ingredients being produced. The worst performer was the electronics cluster which declined by 15.3 per cent on-year. This was largely due to the output of the semiconductors segment, which decline...

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