The 2019 Singapore Budget speech was delivered by Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat in Parliament on February 18. In his speech, he noted that Singapore’s economy grew 3.2% in 2018 in tandem with global expansion. This year, however, global growth is expected to taper, given the greater uncertainties and downside risks.
On February 20, the Institute conducted a Post-Budget focus group discussion, with participants from key trade associations and chambers (TACs), including those representing the small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) community.
Please clickhereto read more about Budget 2019 and the key responses and insights gathered from the focus group.