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“The German-Singaporean Trade Forum: Ensuring Market Access in times of turbulent trade”

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Invitation to German-Singaporean Trade Forum

Dear Business Associates,

on occasion of the upcoming EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement, the SGC, the German Embassy to Singapore and the Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF) would like to invite you to the

“The German-Singaporean Trade Forum: Ensuring Market Access in times of turbulent trade”.

Guest of Honour: Dr Tan Wu Meng, Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Trade and Industry of Singapore

About the Forum
At this forum, speakers will share their thoughts about current and future trends in global trade and its impact on business. While a trade war is looming and protectionism is on the rise, Singapore, Germany and the EU have pledged for open and free trade. Both industry leaders, government representative and our Guest of Honour Dr Tan Wu Meng, Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry for Trade and Industry of Singapore, will address these policy developments. They further will explain the importance of Free Trade Agreements, resulting new business opportunities and elaborate on what they will do to safeguard market access and ensure for a predictable operating environment.


Programme:
09.00 – 09.30am
Registration

09.30 – 09.40am
Welcome remarks

Dr Claus Trenner, President, Singaporean-German Chamber of Industry of Commerce (SGC)
Mr Oliver Fixson, Charge d’affaires a.i., German Embassy to Singapore

09.40 –10.00am

Keynote Speech
Dr Tan Wu Meng, Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Trade and Industry of Singapore
Topic: “Singapore’s/ASEAN’s perspective on Free Trade: Opportunities and Challenges”

10.00 – 10.20am
Q&A with Dr Tan Wu Meng
Moderated by Dr Claus Trenner, President SGC

10.20 – 10.40am
Keynote Speech
Dr Volker Treier, Executive Board Member, Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce (DIHK)
Topic: “Germany’s/EU’s perspective on Free Trade: Opportunities and Challenges”

10.40 – 11.00am
Q&A with Dr Volker Treier
Moderated by Dr Claus Trenner, President SGC

11.00 - 11.50am
Panel Discussion + Q&A
Topic: The New EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement: How Can Companies Benefit from it?
Panelists
1. Mr Douglas Foo, President, Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF)
2. Stephen Ly, Managing Director, DHL Global Forwarding
3. Bruno Julien-Malvy, Head of Trade and Economic Section, EU Delegation to Singapore
Moderated by Dr Tim Philippi, Executive Director/Board member of SGC

11.50am - 12.00pm
Closing remarks
Mr Douglas Foo, President, Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF)

12.00 pm

Buffet Lunch and Networking


01.00 pm

End of Program

Dress code: Business Attire

The organizers (SGC, German Embassy and SMF) retain the right to amend the programme.

Please disregard this mailer if you have registered already.

Please be notified that pictures will be taken during the event for publications on our website, newsletters and printed publications.


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  • The event description was updated. Diff#434460 2019-05-15 04:47:49
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Tue May 21, 2019
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM SGT
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Venue
SMF Auditorium
Tickets
Registration FULL
Venue Address
2985 Jalan Bukit Merah, Singapore 159457 Singapore
Organizer
Singaporean-German Chamber of Ind. & Comm. [GST Reg. No. M400057648]
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