SINGAPORE (Mar 13): The Singapore economy is expected to expand by 1.9% y-o-y in 1Q19, according to the March survey of professional forecasters by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).

This is lower than the 2.4% forecast in the December 2018 survey.

For 2019, GDP growth is expected to come in at 2.5%, a slight downgrade from the previous survey.

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