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THE FORTITUDE BUDGET 2020

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On 26 May 2020, a third supplementary budget amounting to S$33 billion was announced by the Minister of Finance, Mr Heng Swee Keat. Named as the Fortitude Budget, it is aimed to support businesses and households as Singapore prepares to...

SECOND SUPPLEMENTARY BUDGET 2020

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On 6 April 2020, a further supplementary budget amounting to S$5.1 billion was announced by the Finance Minister, Mr. Heng Swee Keat, to support households and businesses in tiding over the four weeks “circuit breaker” measures that was implemented to...

SUPPLEMENTARY BUDGET 2020

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On 26 March 2020, a “Resilience Budget”, supplemental to Budget 2020 was announced by the Minister of Finance, Mr Heng Swee Kiat to provide additional relief measures as the country grapples with an unprecedented crisis fuelled by the COVID-19 pandemic....

SNAPSHOTS OF HONG KONG BUDGET 2020/2021

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The Financial Secretary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Mr. Paul Chan, delivered his fourth budget speech on 26 February 2020. Amidst the continual uncertain social situation, the US-China trade dispute, slowdown in growth across most economies, a deceleration...

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2020

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FOREWORD Budget 2020, delivered by the Finance Minister, Mr Heng Swee Kiat on 18 February 2020 seeks to deal with the immediate needs as well as the longer-term strategies to place Singapore on her ongoing transformation journey as a Global-Asia...

DOING BUSINESS IN SINGAPORE

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FOREWORD Singapore has always been a preferred choice for many foreign investors especially those seeking an entry into Asia. Indeed, there is no better gateway to Asia than Singapore. Singapore offers many outstanding advantages. Other than being strategically located, its...

SNAPSHOTS OF HONG KONG BUDGET 2019/2020

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The Finance Secretary Mr. Paul Chan delivered his budget speech on 27 February 2019 against the backdrop of a significant fall in Hong Kong’s fiscal surplus in 2018. Amidst uncertainties, such as the US-China trade disputes, slowdown of China economy...

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

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FOREWORD Budget 2019, delivered by the Finance Minister, Mr Heng Swee Kiat, on 18 February 2019 offers strategic vision to strengthen Singapore’s social framework as an inclusive and forward-looking society. Themed as building “a strong, united Singapore”, this year’s budget...

SNAPSHOTS OF HONG KONG BUDGET 2018/2019

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The Financial Secretary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Mr Paul Chan delivered the 2018/19 Budget speech on 28 February 2018. Having another year of healthy fiscal surplus the initiatives put forward in this Budget underpinned three main objectives:...

SINGAPORE BUDGET HIGHLIGHTS 2018

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FOREWORD This year’s Budget delivered by the Finance Minister, Mr. Heng Swee Keat, on 19 February 2018 outlined steps Singapore must take in order to prepare for three major shifts in the coming decade. These three shifts are: global economic...