The figure is down from the 3.3 per cent forecast in the previous survey, after gross domestic product growth in the third quarter was lower than expected.
The expansion was driven by an increase in non-electronic exports, which outweighed the decline in electronic exports, trade agency IE Singapore says.
Straits Trading Company will buy Times Midtown development from Chongqing BBMG Dacheng Shanshui Properties for 668.4 million yuan (S$140.5 million).
The first site, which is on JTC's confirmed list, is a 0.8-hectare piece of land at Tuas South Street 11 that had been zoned for Business-2 development, while a 0.5-hectare industrial site at Tuas South Street 7 has also been put up for sale.
The Labour Movement said the Tripartite Guidelines on the Issuance of Written Key Employment Terms would "translate to greater transparency for workers" and help workers understand their employment terms better.
The guidelines were formulated to help small and medium-sized enterprises prepare for issuing employment terms in writing, before this is legally mandated by 2016, says the Manpower Ministry.
The Singapore-listed company aims to used the loan of up to US$100 million to improve the country's connectivity, such as building telecommunication towers and developing cold storage logistics.
The joint venture between Singapore Airlines and Tata Sons received its Air Operator Permit from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation on Monday, allowing the airline to begin commercial operations in the country.
The investment in the Quayside Collection – comprising the W hotel, the Quayside Isle retail complex and the Residences at W Singapore – will be via an investment instrument called a Profit Participating Security.
The acquisition establishes Olam as one of the world’s top three cocoa processors, the company said in a filing to the Singapore Exchange (SGX) on Tuesday.