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Team Sweden in Southeast Asia is proud to present the inaugural “Sweden–Southeast Asia Business Summit” that will take place in Singapore on the 21–22 of September 2016.

Around 600 Swedish companies across business sectors ranging from service to manufacturing and retail are present in Southeast Asia. The Sweden–Southeast Asia Business Summit aims to attract business leaders and decision makers from Sweden and the region by providing a platform for sharing of best practices on how to do business in this dynamic part of the world.

Southeast Asia is home to more than 650 million people with a rapidly growing middle class. Despite slowing economic growth in China, the Southeast Asian region is estimated to grow at an average of 5 –6 percent annually in the coming decade, making it the growth engine of the world. The newly established ASEAN Economic Community is likely to enhance growth further.

To be competitive in this evolving global market, it is crucial for any CEO or board member to have a clear understanding of the developments in the region. The Sweden–Southeast Asia Business Summit provides an excellent opportunity to get insights from industry peers and policy experts and to meet with potential partners.

The summit will feature key political and business representatives from Sweden, including Mr Mikael Damberg, Minister for Enterprise and Innovation, Mrs. Ylva Berg, CEO, Business Sweden – the Swedish Trade and Invest Council, Mr Marcus Wallenberg, Chairman of the Board, SEB, SAAB Group & Foundation Asset Management, Mr. Magnus Böcker, Executive Chairman of Blibros and former CEO of Singapore Exchange and many more. The summit is a joint effort by “Team Sweden” in Southeast Asia, i.e., the Swedish Embassies, Business Sweden and the business associations and chambers in the respective countries.

We welcome all Swedish businesses in Sweden and the Southeast Asia region to attend this summit!

21 – 22 Sep 2016
ParkRoyal on Pickering, SingaporeFor more information:
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On the 25 – 27 January, SBAS together with the Embassies in Indonesia and Singapore led a Business Delegation to Jakarta, Indonesia.

Participating companies were SBAS members from Sweden and Singapore. A number of interesting, high level meetings were held with representatives from various government departments including the Governor of Jakarta and the Advisor to the Vice President’s Office of the Republic to Indonesia. There were also a number of meetings with representatives from the Swedish and local corporate sectors. This two and a half day visit also provided ample networking opportunities between the participants.

Not only were a better understanding of the economical, political and investment landscapes achieved by the participants, a number of direct bilateral business discussions were initiated.

“These promising business discussions would never happen unless we participated in this Delegation” as one of the participating delegates remarked.

Jan B. Djerf
President

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Indonesia2Ambassador Jevrell and Ambassador Brismar Skoog and Mr Jan Djerf from SBAS with Mr Sofjan Wanandi, Head of Experts Team to Vice President Mr Jusuf Kalla.

On January 25, 2015 a Swedish Business Delegation will visit Jakarta. This trip is jointly organized by the Swedish Embassies in Singapore and Jakarta together with the Swedish Business Association of Singapore.

Please find below the invitation letter, preliminary program as well as the registration form.

Invitation Letter-Swedish Business Deelgation to Indonesia

Preliminary Program – Swedish Business Delegation to Jakarta 25-27 Jan 2

Registration Form Indonesia

The Swedish Business Association together with the Swedish Embassies in Singapore and Bangkok will be organizing a business delegation to Myanmar. Please see the attached invitation letter, draft programme and registration form for more details.

Invite letter Myanmar Delegation (2)

Draft Program Myanmar Delegation (2)

Registration Form myanmar

 

On 9 – 11 September 2012 a business delegation with representatives from 10 companies, mainly based in Singapore, visited Brunei. The visit was organized by the Embassy of Sweden in close co-operation with SBAS. The delegates had meetings with among others the Ministry of Development, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Defence and Brunei Economic Development Board. The delegates also met representatives from the Britain Brunei Business Forum at a reception hosted by the British High Commissioner, Mr Rob Fenn.

                             

A Swedish Business Delegation consisting of high level representatives from ten companies based in Singapore has visited Iskandar, in neighbouring Malaysia. Read the rest of this entry »

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