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Jurong Industrial Estate, Manufacturing accounts, manufacturing output, rubber products, electronic items

Manufacturing accounts for 26 percent of the GDP. Industry has grown rapidly since the 1960s, and Singapore now produces a diversity of goods, including petroleum products, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, electronic items, textiles and clothing, plastics, rubber products, steel pipes, and processed foods. Singapore is one of the world’s largest petroleum refining centers and is also an important shipbuilding center. In the 1990s the largest manufacturing industry was electronics, accounting for one-half of its manufacturing output and one-third of its employment. The leading industrial area is the Jurong Industrial Estate.



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