Singapore’s manufacturing output increases 16.4 pct on year in February


SINGAPORE, March 26 (Xinhua) — Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) announced on Friday that the country’s manufacturing output increased 16.4 percent year on year in February, compared to the 9.2 percent increase in January.

Excluding biomedical manufacturing, the output grew 13.6 percent year on year in February.

As for the performance of different clusters, the electronics cluster’s output grew 30.3 percent year on year in February, while the biomedical manufacturing cluster saw its output grow 23.9 percent, the chemicals cluster’s output grew 2.5 percent, the precision engineering cluster’s output grew 15 percent, the transport engineering cluster’s output decreased 24.2 percent, and the general manufacturing cluster’s output decreased 5.5 percent. Enditem


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