Economists raise Singapore 2013 GDP growth outlook to 2.8 pct: MAS

Reuters, 20 Mar 2013
SINGAPORE, March 20 (Reuters) - Singapore's economy will likely grow at a slightly faster pace this year than expected earlier, helped by a pick-up in manufacturing and financial services, a central bank survey released on Wednesday showed.
Singapore, a wealthy city-state of 5.3 million people, twice came close to falling into recession last year as global demand for electronics plunged and weak financial markets took a toil on investment banks. Full story