Singapore Budget 2021 Preview: 'Emerging Stronger Budget' to give more support to businesses and households

Dubbed ‘Emerging Stronger Together’, Singapore's Budget 2021 will be delivered by Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat, when Parliament sits on Tuesday, Feb 16, 2021.

Dubbed ‘Emerging Stronger Together’, Singapore's Budget 2021 will be delivered by Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat, when Parliament sits on Tuesday, Feb 16, 2021.

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SINGAPORE (Feb 15): Support for businesses and households are slated to feature prominently in Singapore’s first Budget for 2021 on Tuesday (Feb 16), as the economy continues to pull through the havoc wreaked by the Covid-19 crisis.

Selena Ling, who heads the treasury research and strategy department of OCBC Bank expects  “continued but recalibrated support for the hardest-hit industries including aviation and hospitality-related [sectors]”.

However, she says less support may be given out to sectors such as manufacturing, which have been...(click on link for full story on theedgesingapore.com)