BT EXCLUSIVE

Local construction firms 'still playing second fiddle to foreign ones'

With one in two big public sector jobs going to foreign firms, Singapore companies are hoping for leg-up

Singapore

HALF of big public sector jobs go to foreign firms, and local contractors want to change that.

Based on figures from the Building and Construction Authority (BCA), 50 per cent of public sector contracts worth over S$85 million were awarded to local firms from 2017 to 2019