Will the upcoming budget be 'strong' enough to lift Singapore's economy from the doldrums?

-A +A

SINGAPORE (Feb 10): While it is still too early to tell if the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCOV) outbreak has reached its peak, analysts are looking to the upcoming Singapore Budget to deliver some form of relief to the economy.      
                   
To be sure, Singapore is just one of Southeast Asian nations that are closely tied to China. According to DBS senior economist Irvin Seah, the number of Chinese tourists came in at 3.4 million in 2018, a sixfold increase from 568,000 back in 2003. 

In a Monday report, analysts from...(click on link for full story on theedgesingapore.com)