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Singapore exports surprise with growth amid COVID-19 outbreak

Gains not sustainable as virus slams more markets, supply chains, say economists

According to data released by trade agency Enterprise Singapore, non-oil domestic exports rose 3.0% year-on-year in February.   © Reuters

SINGAPORE (Nikkei Markets) -- Singapore's economy delivered a positive surprise amid the COVID-19 gloom as non-oil exports grew rather than shrank in February, powered by a rise in shipments to the European Union, Japan and the U.S.

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