Dimmer growth outlook for next year

Facade of Monetary Authority of Singapore Building at 10 Shenton Way.
Facade of Monetary Authority of Singapore Building at 10 Shenton Way. PHOTO: ST FILE

Economists surveyed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore expect Singapore's economy to grow 1.8 per cent next year, in a more downbeat prediction than their median 2.1 per cent forecast made in June.

The official forecast for next year is not out yet.

Economists said this was a reflection of weakening overseas demand.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 08, 2016, with the headline 'Dimmer growth outlook for next year'. Print Edition | Subscribe