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Singapore  Current account balance as  % of GDP
2001  +18.4
2002  +25
2003  +23.6

2007  +22.4
2008  +17.4
2009  +13.8
2012  +17
2013  +19.6
2016  +23.6
2020  +19.0

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Singapore Straits Times Index (weekly), 20 week exponential average in green, 5 week exponential average in red, MACD (moving average convergence divergence) in green.
Singapore Straits Times Index monthly chart, the red line is a 24 month exaverage, the yellow line is a 6 month exaverage
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3/5/2021 Singapore’s economy has been ranked the freest in the world this year in The Heritage Foundation’s 2021 Index of Economic Freedom, the second year in a row it topped the list.
3/16/12 Singapore's unemployment rate improved to a 14-year low of 2% in 2011
1/2/11 1/2/11 QoQ Singapore’s GDP rose 6.9% in the three months through Dec. 31.
11/26/10 YoY Singapore's manufacturing output increased 31.0 % in October.
8/20/10 Singapore’s minister for Finance and Transport Lim Hwee Hua said on Friday this is the first time that Asia has led a global recovery, and the turnaround in the region is more entrenched, and has progressed further than that of the advanced economies.
7/13/09 QoQ Singapre's GDP expanded at a 26% annual pace
6/17/09 Singapore's Maritime and Port Authority reported a 20.2% drop in container movement in May.
5/22/09 Singapore’s GDP fell 10.1% YoY.
4/2/09 According to a survey by London’s Barclays Plc., almost 41%, or 436,000, of Singapore’s households will have assets of at least $1 million by 2017, compared with 39% in Hong Kong and 28% in Switzerland
5/17/06 Singapore's GDP increased 6.8% in the first quarter.
04/10/06 YoY Singapore's GDP was up 9.1% in the first quarter.
1/3/06 Singapore's GDP was up 5.7% in 2005.
08/22/05 The Chicago Board of Trade and the Singapore Exchange said on Monday the two markets are looking into opening a derivatives exchange in Singapore to trade Asian-based commodities.
08/04/05 Singapore and South Korea have signed a free trade agreement, Seoul's first with an Asian neighbor.
02/17/05 Singapore grew faster than expected in the fourth quarter, resulting in a gain of 8.4% for all of 2004.
01/03/05 Singapore's GDP increased 8.1% in 2004, the best performance in four years.