Economists are offering almost unanimously offering bleak readings of Singapore’s second quarter gross domestic product, which is estimated to be up just 0.1 per cent year on year. Photo: Bloomberg

Singapore economy: leaders ease recession fears as US-China trade war bites

  • Deputy prime minister Heng Swee Keat and the trade and industry minister have both emphatically underlined the island nation’s economic strength
  • But analysts say its crucial manufacturing sector, hit by the tariff tiff between Washington and Beijing, is likely to stay weak in 2019
Topic |   Singapore
Economists are offering almost unanimously offering bleak readings of Singapore’s second quarter gross domestic product, which is estimated to be up just 0.1 per cent year on year. Photo: Bloomberg
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