Supported Event: "Raffles Night: Investment Opportunity in Laos"

Date:
Thursday, 27 June 2019
Time:
5:30pm - 8:30pm
Venue: 
Caravelle Hotel Saigon, Caravelle Ballroom 1 - 19 Lam Son Square, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, HCMC.
Fee: 
Members: Free (Valid membership card is REQUIRED) ; Non-members: VND 200,000
Laos is well-known for being a landlocked country border Myanmar, China, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. Yet, in terms of GDP, Laos has sustained an average growth rate of 6.5 percent in 2018 as per ADB’s report and the economy has benefited greatly from the foreign direct investment. For instance, in May 2016, China invested over US$6.7 billion in 760 projects in Laos, covering a wide range of sectors.
 
Laos has a free market economy with strong state control. However, the government has committed to increasing foreign investment in the country and undertook several policy initiatives. To attract more FDI, the government has developed special economic zones across the country replete with new infrastructure, commercial facilities as well as generous tax incentives.  In particular, the Government has been pursuing a policy of FDI promotion, with the investment law being amended at the end of 2016. 
 
In order to deliver a clearer image of the investment opportunities to Laos as well as the difficulties, legal challenges, banking issues that Investors face when entering this market, Singapore Business Group HCMC (SBG) is pleased to announce that we will be organizing the seminar INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY IN LAOS. We are glad to welcome Mr. Tee Chee Seng the General Manager of Savan Seno Special Economic Zone C to give us the insights of the Investment Opportunity.
 
SBG’s two Executive Committee members - Mr. Seck Yee Chung (Partner of Baker & McKenzie (Vietnam) Ltd and Mr. Jason Yeo (Country Head of Channels & Digitalization from UOB Vietnam Ltd) will be there to share their concerns by questioning when investing in Laos.
 
If you want to know more and like to share with us your views of this topic, join us by registering your attendance. 


Agenda: 

  • 5:30 PM – 6: 30 PM: Registration
  • 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM: Event Commences
  • 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM: Networking
  • 8:30 PM: Event ends
 
Speaker:
  • Mr. Tee Chee Seng - General Manager of Savan Seno Special Economic Zone C
 
Advance registration is required. Please register by Wednesday, 26th June 2019 to assure your slot. SBG Secretariat will drop you an email within 72 hours to confirm your registration.
 
Due to limited seating, kindly register only if your attendance is guaranteed. Any cancellation must be made 24 hours prior to the event, otherwise no-show fee will be charged (VND 200,000 per person).


In order to make this event joyous and successful, we are seeking kind contributions from our valued Business Partners like you in the form of exquisite gifts or gift vouchers to be given out to the event participants as “Lucky Draw Gifts”. Should you're interested in sponsoring, please contact Ms. Bennie at thu.nguyen@sbghcm.org
 
Should you need any clarification, please don’t hesitate to contact us at sbg@sbghcm.org or Tel: +84 28 6685 5370/71.

 

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