26 May Infographic: Covid-19 – Global Overview (26 May 2020)
As public health efforts to address the COVID-19 pandemic continue around the world, so too have economic efforts such as stimulus packages. Governments across ASEAN have announced numerous such budgets to support businesses and citizens, including Singapore’s recent announcement of the Fortitude Budget, and more can be expected in the future as the crisis wears on. For now, here’s a quick recap of stimulus packages in nearby ASEAN countries.
Last week, the SIIA organised a webinar to shed light into how Malaysia is handling the COVID-19 pandemic amidst its political turmoil.
This week, we turn the spotlight on Indonesia where we try to examine the impact COVID-19 would have on the country’s plans. Join us at the SIIA webinar series on “Derailed? COVID-19 Implications for Jokowi’s Ambitions on Thursday, 28 May 2020, 12pm to 1pm where we will hear from Mr Achmad Sukarsono, Senior Analyst, Control Risks, Singapore, and Mr Helmi Arman, Chief Economist, Citi Indonesia. Please write to the SIIA at [email protected] should you wish to register for the webinar.