05 Sep Myanmar Investment Forum: Unlocking Myanmar’s Next Growth Chapter
The National League for Democracy government has ushered in a new Myanmar defined by strong growth fundamentals and a renewed commitment to openness. However, recent spikes in ethnic tensions and the lack of a clear economic policy has created a climate of financial uncertainty, and economic development has slowed significantly.
Against this backdrop, Myanmar’s government has made concerted attempts to meet these challenges head-on. This conviction has most recently manifested itself in changes enshrined in the new Companies Law, which took effect 1 August 2018. Myanmar is still in need of sustainable investments to facilitate critical infrastructure, and its government is loudly signalling its willingness to work with investors to address any obstacles they might meet in engaging productively with its growing economy.
Jointly organised by the Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA) and the Singapore Exchange (SGX), the Myanmar Investment Forum will discuss Myanmar’s current investment landscape, and how foreign companies can invest responsibly in Myanmar to ensure win-win development outcomes for a broader section of society. The SIIA invites C-suite executives and business leaders to better understand Myanmar’s present economic roadmap, and to engage in a high-level networking platform which will connect foreign investors interested in Myanmar to those with expertise in the country.
U Aung Naing Oo, Director General, Directorate of Investment and Company Adminsitration
Dr. Sean Turnell, Special Economic Consultant to the State Counsellor, Myanmar
Mr. Mark Bedingham, President and Chief Executive Officer, Singapore Myanmar Investco
Mr. Melvyn Pun, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, Yoma Strategic Holdings Limited
Mr. Ong Chao Choon, Managing Partner, PwC Myanmar and Advisory Leader, PwC Singapore
Date: Wednesday, 5th September 2018
Time: 8:30am – 12:15pm (Registration starts at 8:30am; Forum commences at 9am)
Venue: SGX Auditorium, Level 2, SGX Centre, 2 Shenton Way, Singapore 068804
- Opening Keynote: Financing Myanmar’s Sustainable Future
- Panel Discussion: Inclusive Partnerships for Myanmar’s New Investment Horizon