Market outlook Philippines & opportunities with the Asian Development Bank

January 19, 2018sccs

Business Sweden, Embassy of Sweden in Manila and Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Singapore (Team Sweden) invites you to two seminars on 19 January 2018. Free of charge.

Location: Goodwood Park Hotel, 22 Scotts Road, Singapore

Date: Friday 19 January 2018

  1. Philippines Market Outlook Breakfast Seminar, 7.45-9.30am
  2. Asian Development Bank Business Opportunity Seminar, 9.30-12am & lunch

Philippines Market Outlook Seminar

Philippines is among the fastest growing markets globally. The country shows robust growth with 76 consecutive quarters of GDP growth, with a strong private and public sector investment outlook. Ulf Wennblom, Country Manager for Business Sweden in the Philippines, presents the Philippines Market Outlook report and opportunities and risks for Swedish business. The report is the result of interviews with executives, economists and thought leaders in the Philippines. Opening remarks by H.E. Mr Harald Fries, Ambassador of Sweden to the Philippines.

Asian Development Bank – Business Opportunity Seminar

Team Sweden in collaboration with ADB-DutchCham, the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) share knowledge about doing business in Asia and the Pacific with the Asian Development Bank, and business opportunities in urban water & maritime, and the transport sector in Southeast Asia.

Speakers include:

  • Stephane Bessadi, Senior Water Utility Specialist, Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department, ADB
  • Lloyd Wright, Senior Transport Specialist, Southeast Asia Department, ADB
  • Walter Poick, Director, Operations Services and Financial Management Depart.

Please confirm participation by email latest 12 January 2018, to cecilia.oskarsson@swedcham.sg or ulf.wennblom@business-sweden.se

 

Harald Fries                                                 Ulf Wennblom                                               Jan Stjernström 

Ambassador                                                 Country Manger                                            President

Embassy of Sweden in Manila                 Business Sweden Philippines                     SwedCham Singapore

 

Program:

 

Philippines Market Outlook Breakfast Seminar

 

07.45              Registration (Breakfast is served)

08.00-08.05  Welcome remarks by Mr Jan Stjernström, Chairman, Swedish Chamber of Commerce Singapore

08.05-08.15  Opening remarks by H.E. Mr Harald Fries, Ambassador of Sweden to the Philippines

08.15-08.45  Philippines Market Outlook presentation by Mr Ulf Wennblom, Country Manager, Business Sweden Philippines

08.45-09.30  Q&A

 

Asian Development Bank Business Opportunity Seminar

 

09.30              Registration

09.45-10.00  Opening remarks:

H.E. Mr Harald Fries, Ambassador of Sweden to the Philippines

H.E. Ms Margriet Vonno, Ambassador of the Netherlands in Singapore

10.00-10.30  ADB Procurement policy and winning consulting services contracts

Speaker: Walter Poick, Director, Operations Services and Financial Management Department

10.30-11.00  Opportunities in the (urban) Transport sector. Focus countries: Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines, Laos

Speaker: Lloyd Wright, Senior Transport Specialist, Southeast Asia Department

11.00-11.15  Coffee/Tea

11.15-12.00  Opportunities in the water sector (urban water and maritime). Focus countries: Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines, Laos

Speaker: Stephane Bessadi, Senior Water Utility Specialist, Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department

12.00-13.00  Lunch

13.00-15.00  Bilateral meetings with ADB (Can be booked in advance based on request)