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Time to Review Government Assistance to SMEs

14 Feb 2018

Ahead of Budget 2018, one expert from the Institute of Policy Studies suggests four ways in which the Government's assistance to SMEs can be tweaked.

SINGAPORE: There are two main schools of thought on the role of the Government in supporting our small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Some believe that the Government has done too much for our SMEs, has cultivated a sense of entitlement and dependency, and should take a step back and allow competition to separate the wheat from the chaff.

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Faizal bin Yahya

Senior Research Fellow