Budget 2020: S$5.6 billion special packages to support firms, workers and households amid Covid-19 outbreak

Budget 2020: S$5.6 billion special packages to support firms, workers and households amid Covid-19 outbreak

18.2.2020

Budget 2020: S$5.6 billion special packages to support firms, workers and households amid Covid-19 outbreak

SINGAPORE — Amid expectations of a substantial package to help Singapore cope with the Covid-19 outbreak, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat unveiled during this year’s Budget statement not one, but two special packages totalling S$5.6 billion to help firms and workers, as well as households.

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