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Our Ref: M&P/009/01/JY

18 January 2017

The Singapore Business Federation (SBF) is organising an event together with the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore – President Trump in Office: What can Singapore Business Expect.

Singapore enjoys strong and longstanding economic and business ties with the US, underpinned by the US-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (that came into force in January 2004), the Strategic Framework Agreement (signed in July 2005) and the Strategic Partnership Dialogue (initiated in February. Bilateral cooperation spans many mutually beneficial areas such as custom procedures, IP protection, the environment and education.


1)      Post-Election Views & Analysis

2)      What Singapore Business can expect when dealing with United States

3)      What the future might hold for Singapore businesses in United States


Date: 20 January 2017, Friday

Time:  9.30am-12.15pm

Venue: SBF Seminar Room 2 (Keppel Towers, Level 21)

Dress Code: Business Attire

Fees: Complimentary for SCAL Members (S$107 for non-members of SBF/AmCham, incl of GST)

Please click here for the online registration


9.30am                 Registration

10:00am            Opening & Welcome Remarks by SBF and AmCham

10:10am            Keynote Address by Prof Tommy Koh, Ambassador-At-Large at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

10:20am            US Economic Outlook and Possible Changes to Fiscal Policies, Tony Nash, CEO & Founder, Complete Intelligence

10:35am               Currency Implications and Outlook for the USD, Philip Wee, Senior Currency Economist, Executive Director, DBS Group Research

10:50am               Panel Discussion on the US and its Trading and Investment Partners in Asia

•        Judith Fergin, Executive Director, AmCham (Moderator)

•        Bruce Blakeman, Vice President Corporate Affairs, Cargill

•        Jeffrey Hardee, Executive Director, Government & Corporate Affairs Asia-Pacific and Singapore Country Manager, Caterpillar Asia

•        Tommy Koh, Ambassador-At-Large at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore

•        Gary Lee, Vice President and Deputy General Manager, Export Sales & Marketing, Tee Yih Jia Food Manufacturing Pte Ltd

•        Shiumei Lin, Vice President Public Affairs, UPS Asia Pacific

11:45pm               Refreshments and Networking Session

12:15pm               End