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Budget 2017: How best to help SMEs go digital

SMEs, Singapore's top job providers, can boost their growth by embracing technology - and the government is going all out to help them.

The Singapore economy has continued to grow despite an anaemic global economic recovery. If SMEs succeed in adopting digital solutions and innovate, they will be well-placed to tap regional and global markets.

THE government’s latest efforts to help SMEs use digital technology to grow should be a welcome initiative. Last year, almost half of the 1,100 businesses polled by the Singapore Business Federation said that they would like to see increased support for technological change. Only 39 per cent of...

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