09 Sep '11, 3pm

DTN Singapore: Impact of Obama's jobs plan on Asia uncertain: SINGAPORE : Asian exporters have been left wonderi...

DTN Singapore: Impact of Obama's jobs plan on Asia uncertain: SINGAPORE : Asian exporters have been left wonderi...

SINGAPORE : Asian exporters have been left wondering if business with the US will be lifted with President Barack Obama's jobs stimulus plan. While the US$477 billion plan is expected to go some way in boosting consumption and raising confidence in the US, the question now is if it goes far enough to impact Asia. President Obama announced a multi-billion dollar stimulus package in Congress to create jobs to boost the ailing US economy. Part of the package includes infrastructure spending on public work projects and payroll tax cuts that should inject confidence and put spending money into American wallets. Richard Jerram, chief economist at Bank of Singapore, said: "Tax cuts that should benefit lower-income people and again, should have a bigger effect on spending. It should boost consumption, there will be an import element to that consumption, so maybe it will boost Asia...

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