Singapore's key non-oil exports increased for a fourth straight month in August as shipments of electronics continued to surge, easing concerns that the recovery could wane in coming months in line with slower growth in China. According to trade agency International Enterprise Singapore, the city-state's core exports rose 17.0% in August from a year ago to a seasonally adjusted 14.7 billion Singapore dollars ($10.9 billion), beating the consensus estimate in a Reuters poll last week for growth around 12%.

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