14 October 2020. Based on advance estimates for the third quarter of 2020, the Singapore economy expanded by 7.9 per cent on a quarter-on-quarter seasonally-adjusted basis, rebounding from the 13.2 per cent contraction in the preceding quarter. On a year-on-year basis, the economy contracted by 7.0 per cent, an improvement from the 13.3 per cent contraction in the second quarter.The improved performance of the Singapore economy in the third quarter came on the back of the phased re-opening of the economy following the Circuit Breaker that was implemented between 7 April and 1 June 2020.
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MINISTRY OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY
14 October 2020