December 8, 2016 | Hanoi
Bloomberg ASEAN Business Summit 2016
This December, market moving CEOs and policymakers will come together at the third annual Bloomberg ASEAN Business Summit. The Summit will take an in-depth look at the real business impact of the AEC and how ASEAN can promote a resilient economy that maximises cross-border investment between innovative businesses. Attendees will experience a day of deep insight, unparalleled analysis, and networking at Southeast Asia’s leading business conference.
December 8 - Thursday
Registration Opens & Continental Breakfast
Nguyễn Xuân Phúc
Prime Minister, Vietnam
Nguyen Chi Dung
Minister of Planning and Investment, Vietnam
The AEC in 2016 – Business Game Changer or Political PR?
Is the AEC empowering ASEAN business to do more? Will the AEC protect ASEAN from any Trump inspired headwinds? We uncover the real business impact of the AEC so far and it’s future trajectory…
Luu Duc Khanh
Managing Director, VietJet Air
Chairman, Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM)
Wouter Van Wersch
President & CEO, GE, ASEAN
Newsmaker Interview: Driving Vietnam’s Next Transformation
With the fundamentals for world leading growth in-place, we gain insight into Vietnam’s transformation, how the economy can navigate chaotic local and international waters, and highlight lessons for the rest of ASEAN.
Truong Gia Binh
President, FPT Corp.
On a Downward Trend? Cross Border Trade in an Era of Populism
Has the re-emergence of global protectionism thwarted FDI increases and intra-ASEAN trade? We identify how the AEC can counter Donald Trump and Brexit.
CEO, TAL Group
CEO, Deloitte Vietnam
President, Bangkok Bank
We quiz one of ASEAN’s most influential foreign investors…
Senior Vice President, Treasury Sales and Finance, Nissan Motor Co.
Giving the People what they Need – ASEAN Consumer Goods
Has the AEC revolutionized consumer businesses? How are consumer spending habits evolving? Is social media the key to new audiences?
Managing Director, Nestlé Vietnam
Managing Director, ASEAN, Kimberly Clark
Managing Director, BMW Group Asia
We quiz one of ASEAN’s most influential in business…
Trinh Van Quyet
Chairman, FLC Group JSC
Urbanization Powering Growth: Is Infrastructure the Key?
We debate whether prioritizing urban infrastructure is the key to unlocking higher growth, where we should be spending the huge MDB liquidity boost, and how infrastructure projects can attract more private investors.
Head of Project and Export Finance, Asia Pacific, HSBC
Director, Singapore Infrastructure & Urban Development Hub, The World Bank
Group CEO, Meinhardt Group
Unplugging from the Boom & Bust Commodities Cycle
ASEAN’s commodities based economies are causing serious budgetary headaches in times of turmoil. We identify future market prospects, whether moving downstream is the solution, and how we can minimize ASEAN’s growing pollution output.
Regional Controller, Southeast Asia, Olam International
Vietnam Equities - Safe Haven or Vulnerable to Foreign Risks?
With a Trump inspired emerging markets selloff and December Fed rate hike odds hitting 92%, we identify whether new consumers, strong manufacturing and steady inflows are enough for the HOSE to weather the storm.
Chairman, Dragon Capital Group
CEO & CIO, PXP Asset Management
Deflecting Shocks & Grabbing New Growth – ASEAN Banking & Finance
With global trade and finance flows shifting, we identify the new ASEAN growth areas.
Credit Suisse, Vice-Chairman, Asia Pacific
Chairman, CIMB Group
Media for Millennials & Monetizing the Internet Economy
What drives the connected generation? Can SEA become a $200 billion internet economy?
Managing Director of Malaysia, Vietnam, Philippines and New Emerging Markets, Google
ASEAN Tech Unicorns: Ready to Rise Through Market Turmoil?
While currency and market chaos have put the brakes on a predicted VC led tech boom, undeveloped ecommerce, social media and Internet services are still a huge opportunity. We identify the type of unicorns set to rise.
Partner, 500 Start-Ups
Managing General Partner, IDG Ventures Vietnam
Founding Partner, Golden Gate Ventures
Policy Vision: Promoting a Resilient, High-Trade & Innovative ASEAN
How can we prioritize internal trade and investment? Can currencies stay strong alongside Fed hikes? Is ASEAN’s 50X GDP per capita inequality a drag on regional growth?
Minister of International Trade and Industry, Malaysia
Reception and ASEAN Dinner
Nguyễn Xuân PhúcPrime Minister Vietnam
Nazir RazakChairman CIMB Group
Nguyen Thi Phuong ThaoPresident and CEO VietJet
Thomas LembongChairman Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM)
Nguyen Chi DungMinister of Planning and Investment Vietnam
Luu Duc KhanhManaging Director VietJet Air
Wouter Van WerschPresident & CEO GE, ASEAN
Truong Gia BinhPresident FPT Corp.
Roger LeeCEO TAL Group
Thinh PhamCEO Deloitte Vietnam
Chartsiri SophonpanichPresident Bangkok Bank
Rakesh KochharSenior Vice President, Treasury Sales and Finance Nissan Motor Co.
Ganesan AmpalavanarManaging Director Nestlé Vietnam
Randy JusufManaging Director, ASEAN Kimberly Clark
Axel PannesManaging Director BMW Group Asia
Trinh Van QuyetChairman FLC Group JSC
James CameronHead of Project and Export Finance, Asia Pacific HSBC
Jordan SchwartzDirector, Singapore Infrastructure & Urban Development Hub The World Bank
Omar ShahzadGroup CEO Meinhardt Group
Prakash JhanwerRegional Controller, Southeast Asia Olam International
Dominic ScrivenChairman Dragon Capital Group
Kevin SnowballCEO & CIO PXP Asset Management
Lito CamachoCredit Suisse Vice-Chairman, Asia Pacific
Sajith SivanandanManaging Director of Malaysia, Vietnam, Philippines and New Emerging Markets Google
Vishal HarnalPartner 500 Start-Ups
Henry NguyenManaging General Partner IDG Ventures Vietnam
Jeffrey PaineFounding Partner Golden Gate Ventures
Mustapa MohamedMinister of International Trade and Industry Malaysia
Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI):
The Ministry of Planning and Investment is a government agency of Socialist Republic of Vietnam which performs the functions of state management over planning, development investment and statistics, including the provision of general advices on strategies, plans for national socio- economic development; on development planning, mechanism and policies for general economic management and some specific fields; on domestic investment, foreign investment into Vietnam and Vietnam’s investment abroad; economic zones (including industrial parks, border-gate economic zones, hi-tech parks and other types of economic zones); on management of official development assistance source (hereinafter called ODA for short) and foreign non-governmental aids; on bidding; on establishment and development of enterprises, and collective economy and cooperative sector; on statistics; performs the state management over public services in the sectors, fields under its management as prescribed by law.
BANGKOK BANK PUBLIC COMPANY LIMITED
Bangkok Bank is one of the largest regional banks in Southeast Asia. Established in 1944 and listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand, it is Thailand’s market leader in corporate and SME banking and has the country’s largest retail customer base of 17 million accounts. In addition to a nationwide domestic branch network of more than 1,200 branches, the bank’s 24/7 self-service network includes over 9000 ATMs and 1,200 cash deposit machines, plus mobile, phone and internet banking.
Internationally, Bangkok Bank has the largest overseas branch network of any Thai bank with 30 overseas branches in 14 economies, including branches in nine of the countries which make up the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC). While its international network is focused on Southeast Asia and China, its global presence includes branches in New York, London and Tokyo. It is the only Thai bank with a local license in China, Bangkok Bank (China) and it also has a wholly-owned subsidiary, Bangkok Bank Berhad, in Malaysia.
The bank’s ongoing market leadership is due to its philosophy of developing long-term supportive partnerships with its customers. The complementary synergies between its international, corporate, investment, business and personal-banking services means the bank offers an impressive breadth and depth of services to both local clients and international investors.
PXP Vietnam Asset Management (“PXP”) is an independent boutique investment manager which focuses solely on equity investment in Vietnam. PXP is a fundamental, bottom-up, research-driven investment manager with current assets under management of approximately US$ 180 million and a track record of significant outperformance against the benchmark Viet Nam Index since inception on 31 December 2003, when Viet Nam had only 22 listed companies.
We manage two Cayman Islands domiciled mutual funds, namely PXP Vietnam Emerging Equity Fund and PXP Vietnam Smaller Companies Fund. From our office in Ho Chi Minh City we cover over 120 of Vietnam’s nearly 700 listed companies, representing in excess of 90% of total market capitalisation.
PXP was co-founded by Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer Kevin Snowball in October 2002.
Vietjet is the first airline in Vietnam to operate as a new-age airline with low-cost and diversified services to meet customers’ demands. It provides not only transport services but also uses the latest e-commerce technologies to offer various products and services for consumers. Vietjet recently became a member of International Air Transport Association (IATA) after receiving the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) certificate years ago. Vietjet was also named as one of the Top 500 Brands in Asia 2016 by global marketing research company Nielsen and “Best Asian Low Cost Carrier” at the TTG Travel Awards 2015, which compiles votes from travelers, travel agencies and tour operators in throughout Asia. The airline was also rated as one of the top three fastest growing airline brands on FaceBook in the world by Socialbakers.
Currently, the airline boasts a fleet of 40 aircraft, including A320s and A321s, and operates 350 flights each day. It has already opened 53 routes in Vietnam and across the region to international destinations such as Thailand, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, China and Myanmar. It has carried nearly 30 million passengers to date.
Looking ahead, the airline plans to expand its network across the region. To prepare for this plan, Vietjet has signed agreements with the world’s leading aircraft manufacturers to purchase more brand-new and modern aircraft.
Like Vietjet on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/VietjetVietnam, follow us on Twitter, @Vietjetvietnam, and watch our videos at https://www.youtube.com/user/Vietjetvietnam.
Vingroup Joint Stock Company is one of the largest listed companies in Vietnam by market capitalization, our mission is “To create a better life for the Vietnamese people.”
Vingroup today bases its strategy on the principles of sustainability and professional management to operate in four main business segments property, hospitality, entertainment, consumer retail, and social infrastructure services (healthcare, education, agriculture).
VINHOMES sales of nearly 34,000 apartments, villas and shop-houses
5,000 ﬁve-star VINPEARL hotel rooms throughout Vietnam
3,500,000 VINPEARL LAND guests a year
VINSCHOOL enrolment of over 13,000 K-12 students
1,000 VINMART supermarkets and VINMART+ convenience stores, grow their presence in Vietnam, in 56 of a total 63 cities and provinces
26 VINCOM shopping centres, with nearly 1 million square metres of retail space
Nearly 40,000 employees plus thousands more jobs created for the economy in construction and other services supporting our activities
TOTAL ASSETS VND158 trillion ($6.9 billion)
MARKET CAPITALIZATION VND120 trillion ($2.2 billion)
The British Business Group Vietnam (“BBGV”), started as a luncheon club in 1991, was first licensed in 1998. We were the first ever Foreign Business Group to obtain formal recognition in Vietnam.
Now boasting more than 460 members, we pride ourselves on our friendliness and approachability. Our main objective is to promote our members’ business interests in Vietnam, through various business and social events. Our Business Centre aims to facilitate better trade ties between British and Vietnamese companies via our trade services. Apart from business links, we focus our resources and dedication on our charity work. For example, the annual Fun Run for Charity has been operating in HCMC since 2000 and Hanoi since 2015, this is one of the events as part of our commitment to building linkages with the local community.
For more information please visit www.bbgv.org
For over 30 years, the US-ASEAN Business Council has been the premier advocacy organization for U.S. corporations operating within the dynamic Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), serving as the leading voice of the U.S. private sector in promoting mutually beneficial trade and investment relationships between the United States and Southeast Asia. ASEAN now represents more than 620 million people and a combined GDP of more than US $2.4 trillion across Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. The Council’s 150+ members include the largest U.S. companies working in ASEAN, and range from newcomers to the region to companies that have been working in Southeast Asia for a century or more.
The Council is the only U.S.-based organization recognized in the ASEAN charter. In service of its members, the Council leads major business missions to key economies, convenes multiple meetings with ASEAN heads of state and ministers, and is the only U.S. organization to be given the privilege to raise member company concerns in consultations with the ASEAN Finance, Energy and Economic Ministers, as well as the ASEAN Customs Directors-General at their annual meetings.
With long-established personal and professional relationships with key ASEAN and U.S. decision makers, the Council is able to arrange genuine dialogues, solve problems, and facilitate opportunities in all types of market conditions, and provide market entry and exclusive advisory services.
The Council has offices in Washington, D.C, New York, Bangkok, Hanoi, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, and Singapore.
The UK-ASEAN Business Council (UKABC) is the leading UK-based organisation promoting trade and investment between the UK and ASEAN’s dynamic markets.
The UKABC are passionate about helping UK companies of all sizes build new contacts, provide market insights and raise awareness of the vast commercial developments in what is undoubtedly one of the most exciting, vibrant and fastest growing regions in the world.
Working closely with the UK and ASEAN governments, key partner organisations, including the British Chambers of Commerce in ASEAN, influential corporates, experienced SMEs, market experts and professional services providers, UKABC have created an extensive UK-ASEAN business network that links UK innovation and expertise with ASEAN’s commercial developments.
UKABC brings ASEAN to the UK through a sustained calendar of country briefings, targeted meetings with ASEAN decision-makers and promotional events. In addition they have an all new digital platform, a one-stop-shop for all things ASEAN, including events, news, opportunities and publications.
You can find us at ukabc.org.uk
The EU-ASEAN Business Council (EU-ABC) is the primary voice for European business within the ASEAN region, being endorsed by the European Commission and recognised as such by the ASEAN Secretariat. Independent of both bodies, the Council has been established to help promote the interests of European businesses operating within ASEAN and to advocate for changes in policies and regulations which would help promote trade and investment between Europe and the ASEAN region.
Established in 2012, the Canada-ASEAN Business Council (CABC) is known as “the voice” of the Canadian private sector in ASEAN. The CABC’s mission is to educate and guide its members toward concrete commercial opportunities and to facilitate the creation of a sustainable and prosperous Canada-ASEAN business corridor.
The council has three primary offering for its members: to provide/produce region-specific educational materials in partnership with leading universities and think tanks; serve as an advocacy engine to Canadian and regional governments in order to provide a platform through which to enact change; and facilitate high-level networking opportunities between Canadian and ASEAN companies, using our extensive network to provide an effective means for our members to make key connections in the region. The CABC hosts the Canada-ASEAN Business Forum, in addition number of sector-specific events.
Based in Singapore, the CABC has recently launched its first Canadian office in Calgary, Alberta.
The ASEAN Business Club is a fully private sector driven initiative for ASEAN’s major home grown corporations to come together and fully engage in ASEAN’s integration efforts. Being the first regional business club with the aim of achieving regional integration, ABC will be leading networking vehicle to form relationships across the region; thus serving as a platform to speak to each other across the ten ASEAN countries to identify challenges and areas of opportunity. It also aims to provide support an advocacy for governments to achieve an ASEAN Economic Community that will benefit its citizens.
Participation in the summit is by invitation only.
To request an invitation or inquire for more details, please email us at email@example.com