Business receipts of the services industries, excluding wholesale & retail trade and accommodation & food services, declined 3.4% in 1Q2015 over the previous quarter (non-seasonally adjusted).
Release of Information Paper on “Rebasing of the Business Receipts Index (2014 = 100)"
The Singapore economy grew by 2.6% on a year-on-year basis in 1Q2015. Real GDP growth in 2015 is expected to be between 2.0% and 4.0%.
Manufacturing output decreased 5.8% in Apr 2015 on a seasonally adjusted month-on-month basis.
The CPI in Apr 2015 fell 0.5% compared to Apr 2014. It declined 0.6% over Mar 2015.
Joint press release on “Consumer Price Developments in April 2015” by MAS and MTI.
Domestic wholesale trade (seasonally adjusted) decreased 16.4% in 1Q2015 over 4Q2014. Excluding petroleum, domestic wholesale trade contracted by 5.2%. Foreign wholesale trade (seasonally adjusted) decreased 11.9% in 1Q2015 over 4Q2014. Excluding petroleum, foreign wholesale trade contracted by 5.8%.
Results of the Economic Survey of Singapore, 1st Qtr 2015 will be released on 26 May 2015, 8.00a.m.
Non-oil domestic exports declined 8.7% in Apr 2015 on a month-on-month seasonally adjusted basis, in contrast to the previous month’s 23.1% growth.
Retail sales, on a seasonally-adjusted basis, increased 1.1% in Mar 2015 compared to Feb 2015. Excluding motor vehicles, retail sales declined 3.2%. Seasonally-adjusted sales of food & beverage services decreased 5.2% in Mar 2015 compared to Feb 2015.
Last updated: 27 May 2015
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