Press Release 17 Aug 2020

Ministerial Statement on Continued Support for Workers and Jobs

Dear Friends from the Media


Deputy Prime Minister, Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies and Minister for Finance, Mr Heng Swee Keat, delivered a Ministerial Statement earlier today, Mon 17 Aug 2020 at 3.30pm. The following materials are attached for your reporting purposes, please:


  1. Ministerial Statement
  2. Transcript of DPM’s Chinese remarks
  3. Accompanying Annexes
  4. Summary Infographics
  5. List of Translated Budget Terms
  6. Budget examples contact list [They are from different sectors and you may wish to contact them for comments on the support package. Their images, for your use, can be found at]


Thank you.


Ministry of Finance