A male putting on a deal with mask walks past a mural in Chinatown in Singapore on April 1, 2020.
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SINGAPORE — Singapore’s financial state grew at its fastest speed in a lot more than a year in the initially quarter of 2021, served by a stronger-than-envisioned manufacturing sector, official data showed Tuesday.
But the authorities warned of “heightened uncertainties” arising from the Covid-19 pandemic in the months ahead though preserving its growth forecast for Singapore at 4% to 6% for 2021.
The Southeast Asian overall economy expanded by 1.3% in the quarter