Singapore’s Petrochemicals Are One More Drag on Exports: Chart

Signs of weak demand are showing up everywhere in Singapore’s export numbers. As key electronics shipments remain in a slump, petrochemicals sales have declined for at least three straight months and fell 35 percent in July from a year earlier, data released Wednesday shows. That kept non-electronics exports in negative territory, unable to counter the electronics decline even with a 13 percent increase in pharmaceuticals.

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