Inflation, slowdown in electronics demand among risks to recovery

Singapore's economic recovery from the coronavirus-induced recession is well under way but there are still plenty of risks lurking.

While a resurgence of Covid-19 is still possible, two other major threats are rising on the horizon - inflation and a slowdown in demand for electronics that is key to Singapore's exports and manufacturing sector.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 17, 2021, with the headline 'Inflation, slowdown in electronics demand among risks to recovery'. Subscribe