Economic Development Board, Singapore Economy

Economic Development Board, Singapore Economy

EDB forecasts 'sustained' investments of up to S$10 billion in 2019

EDB forecasts 'sustained' investments of up to S$10 billion in 2019

14/2/2019 7:15:00 AM

EDB forecasts 'sustained' investments of up to S$10 billion in 2019

SINGAPORE: Despite significant uncertainties in 2019, investment commitments in Singapore are expected to be 'sustained at 2018 levels', the ...

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Triad Trails: Former secret society members lead tour on Chinatown’s seedy past

SINGAPORE — Pointing to a row of shophouses along Pagoda Street leading up to Chinatown MRT Station, a heavily-tattooed man tells the group behind him that the shops used to be opium dens in the 19th century.

EDB expects Singapore to attract S$8b to S$10b in fixed asset investment in 2019DESPITE slowing global growth, the Republic is expected to attract S$8 billion to S$10 billion in fixed asset investments (FAI) in 2019, in line with previous years, the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) said at its year-in-review briefing on Thursday. Read more at The Business Times.

After 3 record years, tourism may lose some steam in 2019AFTER three years of record highs in visitor arrivals and tourism spending, the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) is now 'cautiously optimistic' about 2019, due to the volatility of the external environment and stiffer regional competition. Read more at The Business Times.

Singapore Budget 2019 statement to be delivered at 3.30pm on Feb 18FINANCE Minister Heng Swee Keat will deliver the Budget 2019 statement in Parliament at 3.30pm on Feb 18. Read more at The Business Times.

Philippines ends budget standoff, approves 2019 spending plan[MANILA] The Philippine Congress approved the 3.76 trillion peso (S$98 billion) budget for 2019, ending an impasse that put on hold funding for new government projects. Read more at The Business Times.

HDB launches first 2019 sales exercise with 3,739 flatsThe Housing and Development Board (HDB) announced on Tuesday (12 February) that it has launched 3,739 flats in its first sales exercise of 2019.

Firms gloomier about H1 2019, BT-SUSS survey findsHAVING ended 2018 on a subdued note, firms are now gloomier about business prospects in the first half of 2019, the latest quarterly Business Times-Singapore University of Social Sciences (BT-SUSS) Business Climate Survey has found. Read more at The Business Times.

Budget 2019: Govt ministers’ conflicting views on funding source of Merdeka PackageHealthcare is among the top priorities in Singapore’s 2019 budget, yet, two key government ministers disagree on where the source of funding will come from for the Merdeka Package which is the centerpiece of the government’s healthcare program.

HDB launches 3,739 flats in first sales exercise of 2019SINGAPORE'S Housing Board has launched 3,739 government flats in its first sales exercise of the year. Read more at The Business Times.

3,739 flats released in first HDB launch of 2019JUST IN: Singapore_HDB launches 3,162 flats in Jurong West, Sengkang and Kallang Whampoa Singapore_HDB 新加坡好。

Budget 2019 statement to be delivered at 3.30pm on Feb 18SINGAPORE - Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat will deliver the Budget 2019 statement in Parliament at 3.30pm next Monday (Feb 18).. Read more at straitstimes.com.