China slowdown: Global impact

Concerns over trade flows and investments for Singapore

The trade war has already clouded the outlook in Singaore, with non-oil domestic exports to China straying into negative territory in December 2017.
The trade war has already clouded the outlook in Singaore, with non-oil domestic exports to China straying into negative territory in December 2017.PHOTO: ST FILE

Singapore is increasingly feeling the fallout from a slowing economy in China, one of its top destinations for non-oil exports and direct investments abroad.

Analysts said both trade flows and investments in the world's second largest economy could be expected to take a hit, and its slowing growth - at its slowest since 1990 - was likely to last into the first half of the year.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 29, 2019, with the headline 'Concerns over trade flows and investments'. Print Edition | Subscribe