Tag: Sugar Tax

More Singaporeans in favour of banning high-sugar drinks than implementing a sugar tax

Singapore — A recent survey showed that more Singaporeans would support measures banning drinks that are high in sugar rather than implementing a sugar tax. A YouGov omnibus survey whose results were released on July 12, Friday, showed almost 60 percent of respondents saying that...

Budget 2018: Need for a sugar tax?

By: Obbana Rajah Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat’s recent unveiling of the 2018 Budget statement saw a proposed increase for the Goods and Services Tax (GST), an increase in the Buyer's Stamp Duty (BSD) rate for residential properties, a carbon tax to be imposed on...