Singapore retail sales up 0.1% in May

RETAIL sales in Singapore edged up marginally in May, with growth constrained partly by lower motor vehicle sales, according to Thursday’s Department of Statistics release. May’s retail takings were up 0.1 per cent from the same month a year ago, with a total estimated sales value of S$3.8 billion, of which online retail sales contributed 4.3 […]

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Singapore’s improvements in livability are the ninth best in Asia

From 1998 to 2018, it improved its livability score by 4.7%. Mercer’s 2018 Quality of Living survey revealed that in the span of 20 years, Singapore was able to its livability score by 4.7%, making it the ninth best grower in Asia. This improvement is important for companies when relocating their executives from one country another, the […]

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Trends: Southeast Asia to see more venture capital investments

Over the next few years, Southeast Asia is expected to see more foreign players buying into home-grown start-ups in this part of the world. The arrival of international venture capital and private equity giants in recent years suggests that this will be the next growth area for many of the established alternative financiers. Malaysian corporates […]

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Pet Medication Sales -Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2018

MarketResearchNest.com presents “Global Pet Medication Sales Market Report 2018”new Research to its studies database. The records spread across 119 with more than one tables and figures in it. This comprehensive Pet Medication Market research report includes a brief on these trends that can help the businesses operating in the industry to understand the market and strategize for […]

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Opportunity to buy Singapore developers opens up on share price-fundamentals divergence

SINGAPORE (June 27): The divergence between the share price performances of Singapore developers and their actual business fundamentals has presented buying opportunities for investors, says OCBC Investment Research, who continues to hold a positive view on the outlook of the local property market. Using the FTSE ST Real Estate Holding & Development Index (FSTREH) as […]

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Real estate investment sales grew 11.4% to $10.31b in Q2

There were 15 residential en bloc sales that boosted quarterly sales. The volume of Singapore’s investment sales for real estate jumped 11.4% YoY to $10.31b in Q2, CBRE revealed. This brings the H1 2018 investment tally to $20.32b, which is about half (57%) of the annual investment sales achieved in 2017. According to a report, […]

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Singapore businesses keen to invest in infrastructure, power, ICT sectors

Singapore-based investors on Tuesday expressed their interests to invest in infrastructure, power, tourism and information and communication technology sectors of Bangladesh. ‘Bangladesh’s economy has achieved more than seven per cent growth in last couple of years and the country has emerged as a potential market for its growing middle class people,’ Teo Siong Seng, chairman […]

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Singapore secured US$16m of healthtech investments in H1 2018

It ranked next to China and India as a hotspot for healthtech investments. Singapore placed third in Asia Pacific’s largest recipient for healthtech investments with investments totaling around US$20m in H1 2018, a Galen Growth Asia study revealed. The study found that solid legal framework, economic stability, and government incentives attracted healthtech deals to the […]

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Minister: Singapore to invest in IT, power, housing sector

At present, 150 Singapore companies are doing business in Bangladesh, and the trade volume of both countries is now over $4 billion Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed on Wednesday said Singapore businessmen have decided to make big investments in Bangladesh’s special economic zone (SEZ). “They (Singaporean businessmen) prefer the IT, power, and housing sectors for investment […]

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Ratification of EU-Singapore free trade deal in its final stages: Chan Chun Sing

BRUSSELS: The ratification process for the free trade agreement between Singapore and the European Union is now in its final stages, in what Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing described as a “critical juncture” for Singapore to convince the EU officials on the strategic and economic benefits the deal will bring. Mr Chan was speaking […]

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