industrial production index (IPI)

Singapore economy

Singapore's factory output falls for the third consecutive month in July

Singapore’s factory output remained in the red with an 8.4% year-on-year contraction in July, following broad based contraction in all sectors.

Singapore economy

Singapore's factory output falls for the second consecutive month in June

Singapore’s factory output remained in the red with a 6.7% year-on-year contraction in June, following volatility in the biomedical cluster.

Singapore economy

Economists mixed on prospects of manufacturing; estimate job losses to hit 150,000 in 2020

SINGAPORE (June 29): Economists expect Singapore’s manufacturing to weaken in the coming months, following the plunge in May’s factory output numbers.

Singapore economy

Singapore's factory output falls into the red after two months of outstanding growth

SINGAPORE (June 26): Singapore’s factory output snapped out of the green with a 7.4% year-on-year contraction in May, following a broad-based contraction in almost all clusters.

Singapore economy

Singapore's factory output grows 13% in April, marking second consecutive month of growth

SINGAPORE (May 26): Singapore’s factory output staged a 13% surge in April, making this the metric’s second consecutive month of growth.

Singapore economy

Singapore's factory output makes a surprise 16.5% expansion, but expected to take a hit with 'more pronounced' impact of Covid-19 : EDB

SINGAPORE (Apr 24): Singapore’s factory output staged a surprising rebound with a 16.5% year-on-year growth in March, following a surge in biomedical manufacturing amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Singapore economy

Singapore's factory output dips 1.1% in Feb, but more contractions to come this year, say economists

SINGAPORE (Mar 27): Singapore’s factory output fell 1.1% year-on-year in February, following a contraction in its linchpin electronics sector.

Singapore economy

3.4% increase in Singapore’s January 2020 factory output surprises market watchers

SINGAPORE (Feb 26): Singapore’s factory output has outperformed expectations to rise 3.4% year-on-year following a surge in biomedical manufacturing.

Singapore economy

Singapore's factory output moderates to 0.7% decline in December

SINGAPORE (Jan 29): Singapore’s industrial production came in lower than expected in December, falling 0.7% year-on-year on the back of declines, mainly in transport engineering (-14.1%) and genera

Singapore economy

Singapore's industrial production beats forecasts, but watch out for rising trade tensions

SINGAPORE (June 27): CGS-CIMB Securities says the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) could take a cautious stance amid rising trade tensions between US and China.

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