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Debate on fiscal sustainability turns to land sale revenues, GST hikes

Economists say land sales should be factored into fiscal funding; they suggest delinking GST and public transport fare hikes from political considerations
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 05:50

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Economists say land sales should be factored into fiscal funding. They suggest delinking GST and public transport fare hikes from political considerations.

Singapore

A DISCUSSION on Singapore's budget threw up a robust debate on its fiscal sustainability with economists talking about politically sensitive measures such as dole-outs to struggling firms, public transport fare control and delinking GST hikes from political considerations.

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