The Import and Domestic Supply Price Indices rose 0.4% and 0.2% respectively in Jun 2016 over May 2016. The Export and Singapore Manufactured Products Price Indices fell 0.7% and 3.3% respectively.
An overall net weighted balance of 6% of firms in the services sector projects less favourable business conditions for the period of Jul - Dec 2016 compared with Jan - Jun 2016.
Overall, a net weighted balance of 1% of manufacturers expects a less favourable business situation for Jul – Dec 2016, compared to 2Q2016.
Employment grew by 5,500 in 2Q2016, lower than 13,000 in 1Q2016 and 9,700 in 2Q2015.
Manufacturing output decreased 2.5% in Jun 2016 on a seasonally adjusted month-on-month basis.
Consumer Price Index (CPI) for Households In Different Income Groups for 1st half of 2016 is released.
The CPI in Jun 2016 went down 0.7% compared to Jun 2015. It rose 0.7% over May 2016.
Joint press release on "Consumer Price Developments in Jun 2016" by MAS and MTI.
Prices of private residential properties, retail space and office space fell 0.4%, 3.1% and 1.5% respectively in 2Q2016 compared with 1Q2016.
Non-oil domestic exports decreased 12.9% in Jun 2016 on a month-on-month seasonally adjusted basis, compared to the previous month’s 16.8% growth.
Last updated: 29 Jul 2016
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