Budget 2019: Experts predict fiscal fillip

They expect an expansionary Budget, with projected surplus in government coffers for FY2018

Analysts with an eye on Singapore's economic performance predict that Budget 2019 will be an expansionary one, with a projected surplus in government coffers for the 2018 financial year.
Analysts with an eye on Singapore's economic performance predict that Budget 2019 will be an expansionary one, with a projected surplus in government coffers for the 2018 financial year.ST PHOTO: CHNG CHOON HIONG

Tomorrow, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat will arrive at Parliament House to deliver his fourth Budget speech, setting the tone for Singapore's spending in the coming year.

The details are, of course, top secret. But Mr Heng has dropped plenty of hints over the past few weeks about what Singaporeans can expect.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on February 17, 2019, with the headline 'Experts predict fiscal fillip'. Subscribe