Budget Speech

Together, A Better Future

Table of Contents

A. INTRODUCTION

Economic Performance in 2017

Major Shifts in the Longer Term

Preparing for a Better Future

B. A VIBRANT AND INNOVATIVE ECONOMY

Overcoming Near-Term Challenges

Capturing Future Opportunities

Fostering Pervasive Innovation

Building Deep Capabilities

Forging Strong Partnerships

Together, a Vibrant and Innovative Economy

C. A SMART, GREEN AND LIVEABLE CITY

Building a Smart Nation

Investing in Sustainability Research

Reducing Emissions

Together, a Smart, Green and Liveable City

D. A CARING AND COHESIVE SOCIETY

Supporting Individuals and Families

Strengthening Partnerships between the Government and the Community to Support our Seniors and Those in Need

Encouraging a Spirit of Giving

Together, a Caring and Cohesive Society

E. A FISCALLY SUSTAINABLE AND SECURE FUTURE

Starting from a Position of Strength

Preparing for our Future Expenditure

Fostering Prudent Spending

Infrastructure Investments – Save and Borrow

Future Needs – Strengthen our Revenues

Reserves – Ensure Sustainable Use

Enhancing Progressivity, Fairness and Resilience of our Tax System

Together, a Fiscally Sustainable and Secure Future

F. CONCLUSION

Summary of Budget Position (FY2017 and FY2018)

Together, a Better Future

ANNEXES

Annex A-1: Support For Business Restructuring (pdf262kb)

Annex A-2: Measures To Foster Pervasive Innovation (pdf234kb)

Annex A-3: Support For Firms To Build Capabilities And Forge Partnerships (pdf344kb)

Annex A-4: Support For Workers To Deepen Skills And Manage Career Transitions (pdf353kb)

Annex A-5: Tax Changes (pdf530kb)

Annex B: Support For Building A Smart, Green And Liveable City (pdf399kb)

Annex C-1: Edusave Merit Bursary (pdf137kb)

Annex C-2: Transfers To Households (pdf313kb)

Annex C-3: Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW) Levy (pdf128kb)

Annex C-4: Measures To Encourage Philanthropy And Volunteerism (pdf248kb)

Annex D: Fiscal Position In FY2018 (pdf167kb)

Last updated on 19 Feb 2018