Australia: A Strategic Advantage

Tue, 18 Aug, 2015, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM (GMT+8)
IE Singapore 230 Victoria Street Singapore, Bugis Junction Office Tower, Level 10
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Australia, the 13th largest economy in the world, is in its 24th year of consecutive annual economic growth. Its economy is forecasted to grow 3% annually in the next 4 years. In terms of average wealth, it ranks second in the world after Switzerland.

Australia’s advantageous location in the booming Asia-Pacific region makes it a prime choice for companies looking to expand and strengthen their presence there.

Event Details:
Date 18 August 2015 (Tuesday)
Time 2.00pm – 6.00pm
Venue Little Red Dot Seminar Room, IE Singapore
Price $40 (including GST)

Highlights include:
  • Listen to the latest market outlook, prospects and market opportunities in the areas of food and agriculture.
  • Gain insights on how the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership (CSP) between Singapore and Australia will better help Singapore companies explore partnerships with Australia.
  • Get tips on navigating the business landscape of Australia through sharing of market know-how on business setup, financing, and other operational considerations.
  • Learn from the experiences of Singaporean and Australian representatives on doing business in the market.
  • Network with like-minded businesses.

Who should attend?
  • Business owners, business development managers of SMEs, marketing managers, and other key decision makers in the sectors of Food and Agriculture.

Programme (subject to change without prior notice)
Time Programme
1.30pm Registration
2.00pm Welcome Address
Mr Chua Taik Him, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, IE Singapore
2.10pm Investment Opportunities in Australia
Mr Christopher Rees, Minister-Counsellor & Senior Trade Commissioner,
2.40pm IE’s Market Insight for Australia and Comprehensive Strategic Partnership
Mr Timothy Chua, Centre Director, Sydney Overseas Office, IE Singapore
3.10pm How IE can help you in your internationalisation journey
3.30pm Networking Tea Break
4.00pm Australia’s New Horizons: The Economy After the Mining Boom
Mr Glenn Maguire, Chief Economist, South Asia, ASEAN & Pacific, ANZ Bank
4.20pm Managing Business Operations in Australia
Mr Andy Dyer, Global Transaction Banking Head, Network
ANZ Bank
4.40pm Australia Agriculture and Supply Chain Logistics
Mayor Steve Jones, Lockyer Valley Regional Council
5.00pm Practical Tips on Investing in Australia
Mr Amrit Bahra, Executive Director, 333 Capital/KordaMentha, Sydney
5.20pm Panel Discussion – Opportunities and Challenges
Moderated by Mr Timothy Chua, Centre Director, Sydney Overseas Office, IE Singapore
6.00 pm End


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