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Budget 2021

Budget 2021

Singapore signals return to balanced budgets post Covid-19 crisis: Bloomberg

The narrower deficit for 2021 reflects the impact of earlier tranches of spending.
Winners and losers from Singapore’s Budget 2021 - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Budget 2021

Winners and losers from Singapore’s Budget 2021

Straits Times Index, among Asia’s worst performing gauges last year, closed near the day’s low on Feb 16.

Budget 2021

A budget for recovery and beyond

If it means that Singapore will emerge out of Covid-19 in pole position, it is a necessary commitment to run a budget deficit.
Singapore announces $24 bil plan to transform businesses and workers over next three years - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Budget 2021

Singapore announces $24 bil plan to transform businesses and workers over next three years

To help companies to transform and adapt to a post Covid-19 world, Singapore has unveiled a $24 billion plan to help companies
Some cheer for REITs unitholders - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Budget 2021

Some cheer for REITs unitholders

Distributable incomes of the REITs, held low by rental relief, could rebound.
GST to be imposed on imported low-value goods, B2C imported non-digital services  from 2023 - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Budget 2021

GST to be imposed on imported low-value goods, B2C imported non-digital services from 2023

Online shoppers may see their bill be more expensive come 2023, as Singapore plans to impose GST on imported low-value goods.
JSS to be extended for hardest-hit companies until September 2021 - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Budget 2021

JSS to be extended for hardest-hit companies until September 2021

Companies in aviation, aerospace and tourism - hit hard by the pandemic - will continue to receive JSS payouts till Sep 2021
More assistance for Singapore's vulnerable groups to strengthen social compact: DPM Heng - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Budget 2021

More assistance for Singapore's vulnerable groups to strengthen social compact: DPM Heng

Unveiling more initiatives to support these groups, Heng highlighted the importance of Singapore’s “social compact” in his speech.
Climate change is a global emergency: DPM Heng - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Budget 2021

Climate change is a global emergency: DPM Heng

DPM Heng announces Singapore's plan towards a more green and sustainable nation.
Government to support hiring of 200,000 locals and 35,000 trainees in 2022 - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Budget 2021

Government to support hiring of 200,000 locals and 35,000 trainees in 2022

The government is also looking to ensure a manageable mix of local and foreign workers
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