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Global Economy

Bright spots to be found in bleak 2019 global growth outlook: Fitch

SINGAPORE (Jan 18): Fitch Ratings says decent US domestic demand and real GDP growth of over 6% for China are still two achievable scenarios in 2019, in spite of market concerns of a sharp downturn

China Focus

December early indicators show China slowed for a seventh month

BEIJING (Dec 28): China’s economy slowed for a seventh straight month in December, as the trade war, subdued domestic demand and decelerating factory inflation combined to undercut growth.

Startups • Entrepreneurs • Digital economy

Enterprise Singapore and Bpifrance call for proposals on joint France-Singapore innovation projects

SINGAPORE (Sept 18): Enterprise Singapore and Bpifrance are calling for proposals on joint innovation projects in technological and application areas including advanced manufacturing, clean technol

Careers & Training

Singapore's manufacturing talent must evolve to address new challenges: Randstad

SINGAPORE (Sept 5): A growing number of companies in Singapore’s manufacturing sector have been jumping on the digital bandwagon by exploring how manufacturing intelligence and automation can help

Singapore economy

Singapore posts 11.8% higher NODX in July on non-electronic export growth

SINGAPORE (Aug 17): Singapore’s non-oil domestic exports (NODX) grew by 11.8% y-o-y in July this year after the 0.8% increase in June, as non-electronic NODX grew to outweigh the decline in electro

Singapore economy

MTI foresees slower 2H for Singapore's economy; maintains 2018 GDP growth forecast at 2.5-3.5%

SINGAPORE (Aug 13): The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) expects Singapore’s economic pace of expansion to moderate in 2H18 against an external backdrop of a weakening global growth outlook, as

Results

Thakral Corp's 1H18 earnings rise 50% to $4 mil on higher revenue

SINGAPORE (Aug 2): Thakral Corporation reported a 50% rise in 1H18 earnings to $4 million compared to its earnings of $2.7 million a year ago.

Singapore economy

Local manufacturing firms increasingly optimistic amid ongoing trade war: EDB survey

SINGAPORE (July 31): Positive business sentiment is on the uptrend among Singapore's manufacturers even with the ongoing US-China trade war, according to the Economic Development Board’s (EDB) Surv

Results

Sino Grandness rolls out own-branded products in Meiyijia, Meiyiduo outlets across China

SINGAPORE (June 29): Sino Grandness Food Industry Group has expanded its distribution network further in the China market with its own-branded products, namely across Meiyijia convenience stores an

Broker's Calls

This undervalued chemical player is a proxy to global economic growth, says SAC Advisors

SINGAPORE (June 26): SAC Advisors is starting coverage on Megachem at “buy” with a target price of 50 cents, which translates into 14.9 times FY19P/E to imply a 26% discount to the sector average.

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