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Overall surplus seen overshooting estimates

Forecasts range from $5.9b to $7b; govt had reckoned it as $2.4b a year earlier

[SINGAPORE] Economists are expecting the government's overall surplus to overshoot initial estimates by as much as 2.5 times, as Singapore's stronger growth in 2013 boosted GST takings and property taxes rose despite a cooling real estate market.

Overall budget surplus forecasts for the...

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