The government will announce this coming year’s Budget on Feb 16, according to the Ministry of Finance on Dec 31. 

Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat notes that it has been a “tradition” to announce the date of the coming year’s Budget this time of the year.

“But this year has been far from traditional. Instead of an annual Budget, we had four Budgets and two Ministerial Statements. To support our workers, companies and households through Covid-19, we introduced several rounds of support measures,” said Heng, who wears another hat as the finance minister.

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