Non-oil domestic exports (NODX) in Singapore fell 8.5 percent year-on-year in December 2018, compared to an upwardly revised 2.8 percent drop in November, and missing market consensus of a 1.5 percent gain. It was the second straight month decline in NODX and the steepest since October 2016, as sales of electronics tumbled (-11.2% vs 4.3% in November) and those of non-electronics dropped more (-7.4% vs -5.4%), dragged by specialised machinery (-32.5%); primary chemicals (-28.0%), and pharmaceuticals (-26.8%). Within electronics, sales went down for diodes & transistors (-34.4%); disk media products (-28.5%), and PCs (-20.5%). Among major trading partners, NODX mainly declined to the South Korea (-39.1%); Thailand (-23.2%), and Malaysia (-15.5%), while rose to the US (31.1%) and China (15.4%). On a month-on-month basis, NODX decreased 5.7 percent from an upwardly revised 4.3 percent fall in November and missing market consensus of a 2.1 percent rise. Domestic Exports of Non Oil (nodx) (%yoy) in Singapore averaged 8.60 percent from 1981 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 63.78 percent in February of 1988 and a record low of -34.90 percent in January of 2009.