Heng Swee Keat to deliver Budget 2021 statement on 16 Feb

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Heng Swee Keat presenting Budget 2020 in Parliament, 18 Feb. (Source: Screen shot from MOF video)
Heng Swee Keat presenting Budget 2020 in Parliament, 18 Feb 2020. (Source: Screen shot from MOF video)

SINGAPORE — Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat, will deliver Singapore’s 2021 Budget Statement on 16 February 2021 in Parliament.

There will be live television and radio coverage of the Budget Statement, said the Ministry of Finance (MOF) in a news release on Thursday (31 December).

A live webcast of the statement will be made available on the Singapore Budget website. The full Budget Statement will published on the website after delivery.

Those looking for real-time Budget updates can follow MOF’s Facebook page and Twitter account.

In a Facebook post on Thursday morning, Heng said that there will be a more “traditional” Budget – compared to the ones he delivered in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic – “if the trajectory of economic recovery is on track”. “But if the situation takes a turn for the worse, we are ready to respond and adapt,” he said.

The Budget 2021 feedback phase will conclude on 8 January, the MOF said.

MOF is also partnering the People’s Association and its grassroots organisations in their virtual Ask Kopi Kakis #ShareYourViews initiative to seek public views and suggestions.

Those looking to give their feedback can do so through the following channels:

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