Sweden-Southeast Asia Business Summit

Economic and Political Outlook on Southeast Asia

Singapore
21 – 22 September 2016

Tan Sri Dr. Munir Majid, president of the ASEAN Business Club, participated as a panelist  in the Sweden-Southeast Asia Business Summit in Singapore on the 21 – 22 September 2016.

Other panelist includes Mr. Manu Bhaskaran, Centennial Asia Advisors Pte Ltd, Mr Sean Yokota, Head of Asia Strategy, SEB, Mr David Hoffman, the Conference Board and  Mr Nicholas Fang, Executive Director, Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA).  Ambassador Ong Keng Yong, Executive Deputy Chairman of the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) and former ASEAN Secretary –General moderated this panel.

The discussion touched on the role of Southeast Asia as the new growth engine of the world, impact of free trade agreements and the relative position of ASEAN compared to China.