Business Expectations of the Manufacturing Sector (Business Sentiments for January - June 2017)

31 January 2017

Highlights

A majority of firms (a weighted 76 per cent) in the manufacturing sector expects business situation in the first half of 2017 to remain similar to a quarter ago.  A weighted 13 per cent of manufacturers expects business conditions to improve while a weighted 11 per cent foresees a slower business outlook.  Overall, a net weighted balance of 2 per cent of manufacturers anticipates a favourable business situation for the period January – June 2017, compared to the fourth quarter of 2016.

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For more information, please refer to the latest media release and statistical tables.

Other Manufacturing Indicators:
Monthly Manufacturing Performance, January 2017

Findings from the latest Monthly Survey of Manufacturing Activities.

Media Release
Non-Oil Domestic Exports, January 2017

A graphical illustration of Singapore’s latest export performance in major product categories and export markets.

Infographic
Employment, 4Q 2016

A graphical illustration of recent trends in employment, redundancies and job vacancies in the manufacturing sector.

Infographic
Labour Productivity & Costs, 4Q 2016

A graphical illustration of the recent growth trends of Singapore’s manufacturing labour productivity, unit labour cost and unit business cost.

Infographic
Manufacturing Value Added & Share in the Economy, 4Q 2016

A graphical illustration of recent manufacturing performance and its contribution to the Singapore economy.

Infographic
Census of Manufacturing Activities, 2015

Findings from the latest annual Census of Manufacturing Activities Survey of the manufacturing sector.

Infographic
Statistical tables
Technical notes

 

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