Covid-19 persistence makes domestic reopening critical for Singapore's economic growth outlook

Singapore's reopening stands in contrast to strict lockdowns and travel curbs recently imposed by countries from China to New Zealand.ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

SINGAPORE - The surprisingly significant impact of Covid-19 Delta variant on the global growth outlook has also started to check enthusiasm over the prospects of the trade-driven Singapore economy.

The only thing standing in the way of a double dip - two straight quarters of negative growth - is Singapore's roll-out of its plan to live with Covid.

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