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TAKE A LOOK-Asia GDP: Singapore Q2 GDP shrinks, stirs easing talk
July 14, 2015 / 7:08 AM / 2 years ago

TAKE A LOOK-Asia GDP: Singapore Q2 GDP shrinks, stirs easing talk

Singapore's economy contracted in the second quarter as
sluggish global demand and government restrictions on foreign
labour knocked the manufacturing sector, raising the prospect of
further monetary easing later this year.
       
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    SECOND QUARTER
    
>Singapore Q2 GDP contracts, stirs talk of easing 
    
    
    FIRST QUARTER 2015
> Japan GDP hits annualised 3.9 pct growth in Q1 
> Australia's economy outpaces forecasts, peers  
 
> India GDP tops China's but economists sceptical 
> Philippine q/q growth slowest in 6 years       
> Robust Singapore Q1 GDP points to steady policy 
> Thailand surprises with quarterly growth       
> Malaysia grows 5.6 pct in Q1                   
> Hong Kong economy posts mild Q1 growth         
> Indonesia Q1 growth weakest since 2009         
> China Q1 growth dips to 7 pct, a 6-year low    
> Singapore Q1 GDP +1.1 pct q/q, tops f'cast     
     
    FOURTH QUARTER 2014
> Tourists boost NZ Q4 GDP; 2014 growth 3.5 pct  
> Australia Q4 GDP up 0.5 pct q/q, 2.5 pct y/y   
> Hong Kong says Q4 GDP grew 2.2 percent yr/yr   
> Thai Q4 growth disappoints, 2014 pace 0.7 pct  
> Japan bounces from recession but growth subdued 
> Malaysia Q4 economy picks up speed, bumps ahead 
> Indonesia's economy expands 5 pct in 2015      
> Taiwan Q4 growth weak, 2014 still a 3-yr high  
> Philippines posts stellar Q4 growth            
> Vietnam's economy grows 5.98 pct in 2014       
> S.Korea Q4 growth slows sharply, rate cut seen 
> China Q4 grows 7.3 pct y/y, 2014 was 7.4 pct   
> Singapore Q4 growth slows more than expected   
    
    THIRD QUARTER 2014
> Japan recession deeper than first reported     
> Australia Q3 growth slows, stokes rate cut talk 
> Philippine Q3 growth slowest in over 5 years   
> Singapore Q3 GDP growth beats forecasts        
> Japan slips into surprise recession            
> Thailand trims 2014 growth outlook             
> Hong Kong Q3 growth surprises on upside        
> Malaysia's growth slows to 5.6 pct in Q3       
> Indonesia posts weakest growth in 5 years      
> Taiwan Q3 GDP hits near 2-yr high on iPhones   
> SKorea GDP bounces, but global woes raise risks 
> China posts slowest growth since global crisis 
> Vietnam Q3 growth quickens to 6.19 pct y/y     
    
    SECOND QUARTER 2014
> NZ growth slows in Q2, annual rate 3.9 pct     
> Japan Q2 GDP shrinks more than expected 7.1 pct 
> India's growth speeds up in after-glow of Modi 
> Philippine Q2 growth fastest in five quarters  
> Thailand grows in Q2, avoiding recession       
> HK Q2 GDP shrinks on consumption, outlook cut  
> Taiwan predicts stronger 2014 growth           
> Malaysia's 6.4 pct Q2 growth beats forecasts   
> Japan Q2 GDP slump biggest since 2011          
> Singapore avoids Q2 contraction                
> Indonesia Q2 y/y growth is slowest since 2009  
> S.Korea offers $11 bln stimulus, growth eases  
> China growth picks up in Q2 on stimulus        
> Singapore GDP shrinks in Q2                     
> Vietnam's Q2 economic growth quickens          
  

    FIRST QUARTER 2014 
> NZ economy clocks fastest annual pace in 6 yrs 
> India Jan-March GDP slightly slower than fcast 
> Philippine Q1 GDP growth slowest in 2 years    
> Singapore GDP tops f'cast, manufacturing aids  
> Malaysia Q1 GDP tops f'cast, exports support   
> Thai economy shrinks more than expected in Q1  
> Hong Kong Q1 growth slows to 0.2 pct q/q       
> Indonesia Q1 growth slowest in 4 years         
> Taiwan GDP marks quickest growth in over a yr  
> S. Korea Q1 growth firm, backs rate-hike view  
> China At 18-month low, prompts small stimulus  
> Singapore Q1 GDP slows, MAS keeps policy tight 
    
    
   
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