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Singapore to release detailed Q1 GDP data on May 20

Singapore will release detailed first quarter gross domestic product (GDP) data on May 20 at 8 am, the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) said on Monday.

SINGAPORE: Singapore will release detailed first quarter gross domestic product (GDP) data on May 20 at 8 am, the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) said on Monday.

The First Quarter 2014 Economic Survey of Singapore will contain more information about the country's overall performance during the first three months of 2014, with growth broken down by sectors.

Other details provided in the economic survey include sources of growth, inflation, employment and productivity.

According to advance estimates released in April, the Singapore economy grew by 5.1 per cent on a year-on-year basis in the first quarter of 2014, lower than the
5.5 per cent on-year expansion in the October-December period. 

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