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.
Life expectancy at birth increased from 82.4 years in 2013 to 82.8 years in 2014.
“Monthly Digest of Statistics, Apr 2015" released.
"Employment Situation, 1Q2015" is released.
An overall net weighted balance of 3% of firms in the services sector expects business prospects to improve for the period of Apr - Sep 2015 compared with Oct 2014 – Mar 2015.
Overall, a net weighted balance of 5% of manufacturers expects an improved business situation for Apr – Sep 2015, compared to 1Q2015.
Export, Singapore Manufactured Products and Domestic Supply Price Indices rose 0.4%, 1.4% and 0.8% respectively in March 2015 over February 2015, due mainly to higher integrated circuit prices. Import Price Index remained unchanged in March 2015.
Last updated: 22 May 2015
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