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The WEATHER on THURSDAY (11 Apr 2002): Showers with thunder in the afternoon mainly over northern and western Singapore.   WEATHER OUTLOOK:  FRIDAY & SATURDAY: Late morning and early afternoon showers are expected.   WATER TIDES (this month)  High tide 10.50am  2.6m   11.16pm  2.5m    SUN Sunrise  7.02am    Sunset 7.10pm   MOON  Moonrise  5.59am   Moonset   6.17pm   PSI: 37 (good)   TEMPERATURE: 24-32 degrees Celsius (The weather is updated daily before 8am Singapore time) For more information, call Meteorological Service Singapore Tel: (65) 542 7788.

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Advance GDP estimates for first quarter 2002

 

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  Advance estimates show that gross domestic product (GDP) in First Quarter 2002 fell by 2.6 per cent, in real terms, over the same period last year.

  Goods-producing industries is estimated to have contracted by 6.1 per cent. This was largely due to a decline in the manufacturing sector as a result of sluggish demand for electronics. The construction sector also contracted further due to the weak property market.

  Services-producing industries is estimated to have declined marginally by 0.7 per cent. Some sectors saw an improvement in performance in line with a pickup in economic conditions.

Gross Domestic Product at 1990 Market Prices

(* Advance Estimates)

(Percentage change over corresponding period of previous year)

 

1Q01

2Q01

3Q01

4Q01

1Q02*

Overall GDP

5.0 -0.5 -5.4

-6.6

-2.6

Goods-Producing Industries

2.8 -6.3 -14.8 -15.2

-6.1

Services-Producing Industries

5.7

2.6

-0.2

-1.3

-0.7

  The preliminary GDP estimates for the quarter, including sectoral performances, sources of growth, inflation, employment and productivity, will be released in May 2002 in the Economic Survey of Singapore.

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10 Apr 2002

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Ginflowers.com  is a florist established in 1997. It started online but now has both an online website and a brick-and-mortar shop in Katong Shopping Centre. It now supports a growing world-wide customer base. Ginflowers specialises in hand bouquets, floral baskets and special gift items. It provides delivery in Singapore only.

SculptureSq.com.sg  is the website of Sculpture Square – a non-profit, independent arts organisation. It is Singapore’s only art space dedicated to sculpture and other contemporary 3-dimensional arts. Their mission is to be a viable hub where contemporary art can be viewed, critically evaluated, promoted and presented to the public.

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