Sin­ga­pore non-oil ex­ports surge 21.5pc

New Straits Times - - Business -

SIN­GA­PORE: Sin­ga­pore’s Fe­bru­ary non-oil do­mes­tic ex­ports grew at their fastest pace in five years, fu­elled by de­mand for tech prod­ucts and a sharp jump in ship­ments to China. The strong data adds to op­ti­mism of a man­u­fac­tur­ing re­vival for Asian ex­porters as con­cerns over trade pro­tec­tion­ism and geopo­lit­i­cal risks rise. Ex­ports in Fe­bru­ary rose 21.5 per cent from a year ear­lier, data from trade agency In­ter­na­tional En­ter­prise Sin­ga­pore showed yes­ter­day. Agen­cies

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