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Chemicals Cluster Slows Further in 2016

In a telling sign that the continued slugglish global economy had hit home, Singapore’s chemicals cluster registered steep drop in its output to S$66.1 billion in 2016 from S$81 billion in the previous year. It represented 24.5 per cent of the total output of the manufacturing sector, compared to the 33.5 per cent contribution from the electronic sector. The total dollar valu ...more

Singapore’s 2016 Pharma Output Continues to Rise; Market Still Volatile

Singapore’s pharmaceuticals manufacturing output continued to rise year-on-year, reaching S$18.3 billion for the whole of 2016, compared to S$17.8 billion in 2015 and S$16.9 billion in 2014. The 2016 figures accounted for 6.8 per cent of total manufacturing sector output, and also contributed to the rise of the biomedical cluster output to S$29.5 billion for the year, from S$ ...more

Still Uncertain, Process Industry Looks Forward to Better Days

The process supporting industry has continued to languish in a volatile, uncertain and an increasingly complex oil and gas market in 2016. Service providers could clearly see two to three years earlier what was coming, as the huge drop in the price of oil since the mid-2014 had wiped off an estimated US$1 trillion in potential investments from oil majors. Most of the ...more