2018 Budget Statement Delivery Channels

 Singapore’s FY2018 Budget Statement will be delivered by the Minister for Finance, Mr Heng Swee Keat, on Monday, 19 February 2018 at 3.30pm in Parliament.

2       A ‘live’ webcast of the Budget Speech will be available on the Singapore Budget website (www.singaporebudget.gov.sg). The Ministry of Finance (MOF) is partnering the Singapore Association for the Deaf (SADeaf) to provide simultaneous sign language interpretation of the Budget Speech on the Singapore Budget website.

3       There will be real-time updates of key announcements from the Budget Speech on the MOF Facebook page (www.facebook.com/MOFsg) and the MOF Twitter account (www.twitter.com/MOFsg). To view Budget-related tweets and postings, the public may use the hashtag #SGBudget2018.

4       The Budget Speech will also be broadcast 'live' on Channel NewsAsia and 938Now, on Channel NewsAsia website (www.channelnewsasia.com), and on MediaCorp’s Toggle interactive service (www.toggle.sg).

5       Meanwhile, the public may visit the Singapore Budget website and subscribe to the Budget Statement mailing list to receive the full Budget Statement via email after it has been delivered. This service will be available for sign up from now until Thursday, 15 February 2018.

Feedback on FY2018 Budget Statement

6       Following the delivery of the FY2018 Budget Statement on 19 February 2018, the public can submit their views on the announced Budget measures through various feedback channels. These channels include:

Feedback Channel Contact Details
Singapore Budget Website www.singaporebudget.gov.sg
REACH Discussion Forum www.reach.gov.sg/participate/discussion-forum
REACH Budget microsite www.reach.gov.sg/budget2018
REACH Singapore Facebook www.facebook.com/REACHSingapore
REACH Singapore Twitter @REACH_Singapore
Use the hashtag, #SGBudget2018
REACH Email Address reach@reach.gov.sg
REACH Toll-Free Hotline 1800-353-5555 (Mon to Fri, 8:30am – 5:45pm)
REACH SMS 9-SPEAK-UP (9-77325-87)

7       REACH will organise a Budget 2018 Conversation on Tuesday, 20 February 2018, to discuss the announced Budget measures. The Conversation will be hosted by Ms Indranee Rajah, Senior Minister of State in the Ministry of Law and Ministry of Finance, and Mr Sam Tan, Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Manpower. Mr Sam Tan is also REACH Chairman.

8       Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, Minister for Communications and Information, who is also the Minister-in-charge for Muslim Affairs and Minister-in-charge for Cyber Security will be chairing the REACH-Berita Harian Budget 2018 Conversation, in Malay, on Wednesday, 28 February 2018.

9       There will be a Budget 2018 Facebook Q&A session planned for Thursday, 1 March 2018 from 8.00pm to 9.00pm. Members of the public are welcome to join in the chat hosted on the REACH Facebook page (www.facebook.com/REACHSingapore).

10       In addition, the public can provide their feedback at the following REACH Listening Points1 :

Date Venue
Wednesday, 21 February 2018 (11.30am – 2.00pm) One Raffles Place (Pyramid Area) 1 Raffles Place, Singapore 048616
Friday, 23 February 2018 (11.00am – 2.00pm) National University of Singapore (Central Library Walkway Bench 1) 12 Kent Ridge Crescent, Singapore 119275
Saturday, 24 February 2018 (11.00am – 2.00pm) River Hongbao Pets Fiesta The Float @ Marina Bay 20 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039805
Wednesday, 28 February 2018 (11.00am – 2.00pm) Nanyang Technological University (Concourse @ South Spine) 50 Nanyang Avenue, Singapore 639798
Saturday, 3 March 2018 (9.30am – 11.30am) 472 Tampines Street 44, Singapore 520472
Sunday, 4 March 2018 (9.30am – 11.30am) Teck Whye Market Square 144 Teck Whye Lane, Singapore 680144

11       For more details and a full listing of feedback channels available, the public can email reach@reach.gov.sg or visit REACH’s Budget 2018 microsite at www.reach.gov.sg/budget2018.

  • 1Listening Points are easily accessible, open booths for Singaporeans to give their views in person.
Last updated on 13 Feb 2018