Coface Country Risk Conference 2019 in Singapore

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Coface Country Risk Conference 2019 in Singapore

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The Westin Singapore Grand Ballroom 12 Marina View Asia Square Tower 2 Singapore

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The Unravelling of Globalization?

Coface organizes the Country Risk Conference every year in various countries to provide corporates with a better understanding of the global economic and political risks and how these might impact their business.

Join our flagship event Coface Country Risk Conference in Singapore which brings together leading economists, financial experts and risk specialists to discuss the issues of Trade War, China Economy and Asia Outlook in 2020, as well as Strategies for Corporates to Mitigate Trade War Risks.



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08:30 | Registration and Welcome Coffee

09:00 | Globalization Under Threat – Emerging Risks

Xavier Durand, Group CEO, COFACE

09:15 | How is Singapore Making Herself Relevant as a Global Trading Hub
Satvinder Singh

09:30 | Global Impact of Ongoing Trade Wars
Taimur Baig, Chief Economist and Managing Director for Group Research, DBS BANK

09:45 | China: Medium-Term Impact of US Tariffs
Shaun Roache, Managing Director, Chief Economist, Asia-Pacific, S&P GLOBAL RATINGS

10:00 | ASEAN: Trade War – Unintended Consequences
Edward Lee
, Chief Economist, ASEAN and South Asia, STANDARD CHARTERED BANK

10:15 | ASEAN Update
Sian Fenner, Lead Asia Economist, OXFORD ECONOMICS

10:30 | Asia Outlook 2020
Carlos Casanova
, Senior Economist APAC, COFACE

10:45 | Networking Break

11:15 | Supporting Globalization: A Banker’s Perspective
Tan Kah Chye
, Executive Chairman and CEO, CAPITAL & CREDIT RISK MANAGER (CCRM)

11:30 | Panel Discussion: Strategies to Mitigate Trade War Risks

Iain Morrison, Managing Director, Head of Global Trade and Receivables Finance, HSBC SINGAPORE

Ashutosh Kumar, Managing Director, Global Head, Transaction Banking, Commercial Banking, STANDARD CHARTERED BANK

Sofia Hammoucha, Head of Transaction Banking, South East Asia, BNP PARIBAS

Sonal Priyanka, Managing Director and Regional Head of Trade & Supply Chain Finance, South East Asia, India and the Middle East, SOCIÉTÉ GÉNÉRALE

Damien Dhellemmes, Country President, Singapore, SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC

G.S. Sareen, President and CEO, OMNI UNITED (S) PTE. LTD.

12:15 | Closing Remarks: Proactive Risk Management Partnership

Bhupesh Gupta, Asia Pacific CEO, COFACE

Ends Around 12:30

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