Items Unit Latest Period Latest Data % Change
(Y-o-Y)  1/
Previous
Period Data
% Change
(Y-o-Y)  2/
Government Operations            
Cash surplus/deficit 3/ S$m Aug-20 -3,559.5 na 719.7 na
Net cash inflow from operating activities S$m Aug-20 -3,346.2 na 1,075.9 na
Cash receipts from operating activities S$m Aug-20 8,341.7 na 8,499.1 na
Cash payments for operating activities S$m Aug-20 11,687.9 na 7,423.2 na
Net cash outflow from investments in nonfinancial assets S$m Aug-20 213.3 na 356.2 na
Purchases of nonfinancial assets S$m Aug-20 239.2 na 378.6 na
Sales of nonfinancial assets S$m Aug-20 25.9 na 22.4 na
Net cash inflow from financing activities 4/ S$m Aug-20 3,786.7 na 4,352.2 na
Net incurrence of liabilities S$m Aug-20 3,744.7 na 4,239.4 na
Domestic S$m Aug-20 3,744.7 na 4,239.4 na
Foreign S$m Aug-20 0.0 na 0.0 na
Net acquisition of financial assets other than cash S$m Aug-20 -42.0 na -112.8 na
Domestic excluding cash S$m Aug-20 -42.0 na -112.8 na
Foreign excluding cash S$m Aug-20 0.0 na 0.0 na
             
Items Unit Latest Period Latest Data % Change
(Y-o-Y)  1/
Previous
Period Data
% Change
(Y-o-Y)  2/
Government Debt            
Central Government Debt S$m Q2/20 684,763.9 20.0 656,258.0 16.8
External Debt S$m Q2/20 0.0 na 0.0 na
Domestic Debt S$m Q2/20 684,763.9 20.0 656,258.0 16.8
Registered Stocks & Bonds S$m Q2/20 612,275.7 12.5 588,594.9 9.1
Treasury Bills S$m Q2/20 59,400.0 460.4 59,000.0 467.3
Advance Deposits S$m Q2/20 13,088.2 -16.3 8,663.1 -26.5
Domestic Debt (Excluding Advance Deposits) S$m Q2/20 671,675.7 21.0 647,594.9 17.8
1 year maturity or less S$m Q2/20 99,663.0 154.2 91,925.1 95.3
More than 1 year maturity S$m Q2/20 572,012.7 10.9 555,669.8 10.5
             
Items Unit Latest Period Latest Data % Change
(Y-o-Y)  1/
Previous
Period Data
% Change
(Y-o-Y)  2/
Government Finance (Financial Year) 5/            
Operating Revenue 6/ S$m FY 2019 74,727 1.3 73,738 -2.7
Total Expenditure S$m FY 2019 78,163 0.4 77,824 5.8
Operating Expenditure 7/ S$m FY 2019 59,546 3.4 57,561 3.6
Development Expenditure 8/ S$m FY 2019 18,617 -8.1 20,263 12.7
Primary Surplus/Deficit S$m FY 2019 -3,436 na  -4,086 na
Special Transfers 9/ S$m FY 2019 15,265 69.8 8,989 46.8
Special Transfers Excluding Top-ups to Endowment and Trust Funds  S$m FY 2019 1,697 na 1,689 na 
Basic Surplus/Deficit 10/ S$m FY 2019 -5,133 na -5,774 na
Top-ups to Endowment and Trust Funds S$m FY 2019 13,568 na 7,300 na
Net Investment Returns Contribution 11/ S$m FY 2019 17,048 3.9 16,413 11.5
Overall Budget Surplus/Deficit S$m FY 2019 -1,653 na 3,339 na

Data are preliminary when first released.
na not available or not applicable.
1 Refers to % change in latest period over the same period in the previous year.
2 Refers to % change in the previous period over the same period in the previous year.
3 Does not reflect the fiscal position of the current term of government, as it takes into account land sales and capital receipts (which accrue primarily to past reserves) in addition to taxes and other revenues, as well as land-related expenditure.
4 Reflects the net issuance of Government securities and lending minus repayments.
5 Refers to the Government's financial year, which begins on 1 April of the current year and ends on 31 March of the following year. Data for FY2019 are revised estimates. Figures may not add up due to rounding.
6 Excludes the repayment of loans and advances, interest income, investment income and capital receipts.
7 Refers to expenditure on manpower, other operating expenditure (excluding expenses on investment and agency fees on land sales), operating grants and transfers.
8 Excludes loans to statutory boards, industrial and commercial enterprises and land-related expenditure.
9 Refers to discretionary transfers made by the Government and these include one-off direct transfers to businesses and households, as well as top-ups to endowment and trust funds created by the Government for specific expenditure objectives.
10 Refers to before Top-ups to Endowment and Trust Funds and Net Investment Income (NII)/Returns Contribution.
11 Refers to contributions from investment returns on reserves, where Net Investment Returns (NIR) is the sum of: (1) up to 50% of the expected long-term real rate of return on the relevant assets specified in the Constitution; and (2) up to 50% of the NII on the remaining assets.