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Singaporeans cut back on wining, dining but remain big spenders: survey

Published on May 6, 2014 12:07 PM
 
Singaporeans spent an average of US$198 ($247) on dining out last year, compared with the previous year's average of US$218, a 24.4 per cent decline according to a survey conducted by MasterCard. The amount was the top among South-east Asian nations. -- ST FILE PHOTO: CHEW SENG KIM

CONSUMERS here are still wining and dining, but they've allocated less resources to food.

They spent an average of US$198 ($247) on dining out last year, compared with the previous year's average of US$218, a 24.4 per cent decline according to a survey conducted by MasterCard.

The amount was above the Asia Pacific average spending of US$140 and was also the top among Southeast Asian nations.

The biggest spenders in the region were those from Hong Kong, who notched up an average monthly dining out expenditure of US$218.

 
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