H1 Global Strategy and ASEAN and South Asia FX Outlook

The global economy continues to recover but remains highly uneven due to the evolving COVID strains, supply chain challenges and the pace of monetary tightening.

What are the key risks for businesses across global economies and markets? Eric Robertsen, Global Head, Research and Chief Strategist shares key downside risks and currencies outlook in Asia.

H1 Global Strategy and ASEAN and South Asia FX Outlook

The global economy continues to recover but remains highly uneven due to the evolving COVID strains, supply chain challenges and the pace of monetary tightening.

What are the key risks for businesses across global economies and markets? Eric Robertsen, Global Head, Research and Chief Strategist shares key downside risks and currencies outlook in Asia.

H1 Economic Outlook – ASEAN and South Asia

We expect GDP growth from ASEAN-6 to rise to 5.2% and strong growth to remain for India and Bangladesh. What are the key factors driving the optimistic outlook?

Edward Lee, Chief Economist of ASEAN and South Asia shares insights on the economic outlook for the region.

H1 Economic Outlook – ASEAN and South Asia

We expect GDP growth from ASEAN-6 to rise to 5.2% and strong growth to remain for India and Bangladesh. What are the key factors driving the optimistic outlook?

Edward Lee, Chief Economist of ASEAN and South Asia shares insights on the economic outlook for the region.

ASEAN Business Forum 2021 - Catalysing ASEAN connectivity | The digital pivot

Natalie Black, the UK’s Asia-Pacific Trade Commissioner, Gabriel Lim, Permanent Secretary of Singapore Ministry of Trade and Industry, Christiana Figueres, Founding Partner, Global Optimism and former Executive Secretary at UNFCCC and Ben Hung exchanged views on catalysing trade connectivity and sustainability in the region.

The panel was followed up with leaders of PepsiCo, Lazada, Google Cloud and McKinsey & Company by sharing insights on ASEAN’s growing digital economy and connectivity with the world through RCEP.

ASEAN Business Forum 2021 - Catalysing ASEAN connectivity | The digital pivot

Natalie Black, the UK’s Asia-Pacific Trade Commissioner, Gabriel Lim, Permanent Secretary of Singapore Ministry of Trade and Industry, Christiana Figueres, Founding Partner, Global Optimism and former Executive Secretary at UNFCCC and Ben Hung exchanged views on catalysing trade connectivity and sustainability in the region.

The panel was followed up with leaders of PepsiCo, Lazada, Google Cloud and McKinsey & Company by sharing insights on ASEAN’s growing digital economy and connectivity with the world through RCEP.

ASEAN Business Forum 2021 - Is there an ASEAN way to sustainability?

Dr Axel Schweitzer CEO of ALBA Group, Azis Armand, Vice President Director and Group Chief Executive Officer of Indika Energy, Dr Isabelle de Lovinfosse, Head of South East Asia COP26 Strategy and Lucas Joppa, Chief Environmental Officer at Microsoft discussed ways to accelerate sustainability efforts and achieve net zero goals.

ASEAN Business Forum 2021 - Is there an ASEAN way to sustainability?

Dr Axel Schweitzer CEO of ALBA Group, Azis Armand, Vice President Director and Group Chief Executive Officer of Indika Energy, Dr Isabelle de Lovinfosse, Head of South East Asia COP26 Strategy and Lucas Joppa, Chief Environmental Officer at Microsoft discussed ways to accelerate sustainability efforts and achieve net zero goals.

Singapore Fintech Festival 2021

Jürgen Klopp, Manager of Liverpool F.C, Tan Chuan-Jin, Speaker of Parliament Singapore and Bill Winters, Group Chief Executive of Standard Chartered discussed how to lead with purpose, with a special focus on inclusivity, mental health and leadership through the pandemic.

Singapore Fintech Festival 2021

Jürgen Klopp, Manager of Liverpool F.C, Tan Chuan-Jin, Speaker of Parliament Singapore and Bill Winters, Group Chief Executive of Standard Chartered discussed how to lead with purpose, with a special focus on inclusivity, mental health and leadership through the pandemic.

Watch replay: Transitioning for growth in ASEAN

Trade and supply chain leaders identified four pressing issues that they believe need to be addressed to deliver sustainable growth regionally. Watch to learn more.

Watch replay: Transitioning for growth in ASEAN

Trade and supply chain leaders identified four pressing issues that they believe need to be addressed to deliver sustainable growth regionally. Watch to learn more.

Watch replay: Digitalising for growth in ASEAN

Gain insights from industry leaders on the new technologies that enable companies to deliver swift, seamless user experiences to their customers.

Watch replay: Digitalising for growth in ASEAN

Gain insights from industry leaders on the new technologies that enable companies to deliver swift, seamless user experiences to their customers.

Financing the transition to a net zero world

We commissioned a global study, Zeronomics, with senior leadership from 250 large companies and 100 investment specialists to understand how far companies have come on their journey to decarbonise and reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050.

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Financing the transition to a net zero world

We commissioned a global study, Zeronomics, with senior leadership from 250 large companies and 100 investment specialists to understand how far companies have come on their journey to decarbonise and reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050.

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Standard Chartered's Corporate Video

ASEAN is uniquely positioned at the heart of global trade routes. With our knowledge and insights, we can help accelerate your growth ambitions in this region.

Standard Chartered's Corporate Video

ASEAN is uniquely positioned at the heart of global trade routes. With our knowledge and insights, we can help accelerate your growth ambitions in this region.

ASEAN's growth potential

Standard Chartered is present in all ASEAN markets. Find out how we can help your business expand and grow in ASEAN.

ASEAN's growth potential

Standard Chartered is present in all ASEAN markets. Find out how we can help your business expand and grow in ASEAN.

Digitisation and sustainable finance in ASEAN

Digital transformation and sustainable finance is growing exponentially in ASEAN. Learn more about what we can do to support your business needs.

Digitisation and sustainable finance in ASEAN

Digital transformation and sustainable finance is growing exponentially in ASEAN. Learn more about what we can do to support your business needs.

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