Singapore Business Federation Outlook 2023

Singapore Business Federation Outlook 2023

At a Glance

Challenges such as the war in Ukraine, slowing down of economy in China, disruptions in supply chains and high inflationary pressures have resulted in an overall weakening in the global economy. With economies slowing, interest rate rising, energy costs soaring and recession looming in major economies, the outlook ahead points to an uncertain one. 
What will 2023 holds for businesses in Singapore as economies globally and in the region grapple with the on-going challenges, uncertainties and headwinds? With global growth projected to slow to 2.7% in 2023 by the International Monetary Fund, Singapore businesses must look for the bright spots and capture emerging opportunities to sustain broad-based growth in our maturing economy with ageing population and labour force shortage. 
Get insights from our speakers and panellists on: 

  • Global and Singapore Economic Outlook and Forecast for 2023. 
  • Pathways for Singapore businesses to stay resilient in the evolving and fragile environment, and potential pitfalls to watch out for. 
  • New opportunities in the developing countries and emerging green economy.  
  • Get 2023 business Feng Shui tips to kickstart the new year
Program Flow
Time Seminar on Business Outlook 2023 - Programme



Welcome Remarks 
by Mr Lim Ming Yan, Chairman, Singapore Business Federation 


Global and Singapore Economic Outlook and Forecast for 2023
by Mr Irvin Seah, Executive Director and Senior Economist, DBS Bank Limited


Navigating the Challenging Global Outlook and Accelerating the Transition to a Green Economy
by Mr Vinamra Srivastava, Chief Sustainability Officer, CapitaLand Investment Limited

1510 Networking Tea Break
1530 Sharing of Results from the National Business Survey 2022/2023 
by Mr Edwin Heng, Director, Research and Publishing, Advocacy and Policy Division, Singapore Business Federation 
1550 How FinTech Can Help Businesses Build Resilience and Power Their Next Stage of Growth
by Mr Lawrence Yong, General Manager (Sunray), M-DAQ Pte Ltd

Panel Discussion:  Navigating the Next Wave of Uncertainty
Ms Yong Hsin Yue
Deputy Honorary Secretary, Singapore Business Federation 
Managing Director, Kuok (Singapore) Limited

Panel Members:
DBS Bank Limited 
Mr Richard Koh, Founder and CEO, M-DAQ Pte Ltd 
Mr Vinamra Srivastava, Chief Sustainability Officer, CapitaLand Investment Limited

1700 Fengshui Tips for Business Success
by Master Mark Tan Jun Yan, Way Onnet Group Pte Ltd
1730 End of Event

Date: 18 January 2023, Wednesday
Time: 1.30pm - 5.30pm

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