Report19 September 2017Updated one year ago

Is Singapore still an economic success? 

One of the world's most expensive places to live, Singapore has transformed itself into a regional powerhouse. We take a look if the economy is still competitive?

Executive summary

What's happening in Singapore?

How fast is the country growing in comparison to other Asean countries? Is it growing at a pace consistent with its GDP per capita? And what does the country's export story look like?

More locally, is housing the dominant factor keeping Singapore's inflation depressed? And why is consumer spending so limp?

Our Chief Economist and Head of Research for Asia-Pacific, Rob Carnell answers all of these questions and takes a look at the city-state in a regional context and the economy in detail.