Singapore Q3 GDP expands 6.5% y/y, largely matching forecasts

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An aerial presumption shows commercialized and residential buildings successful cardinal Singapore, June 22, 2019. REUTERS/Loriene Perera/File Photo

SINGAPORE, Oct 14 (Reuters) - Singapore's system grew 6.5% successful the 3rd quarter, preliminary authoritative information showed connected Thursday, broadly successful enactment with economists' forecast.

Economists polled by Reuters had expected an enlargement of 6.6% year-on-year for the 3rd quarter.

Gross home merchandise had jumped 15.2% year-on-year successful the 2nd quarter, owed to a coronavirus-induced debased basal successful the aforesaid 4th past year.

Reporting by Chen Lin successful Singapore; Editing by Sam Holmes

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