Post Budget 2020: Outlook and Perspectives for the Economy & Capital Market Businesses

18
Oct 2019

18 Oct 2019

9:00 am - 12:15 pm

Securities Commission Malaysia

Claimable
5 CPE

MYR 550 *Fee is not inclusive of 6% SST

Normal (per pax)

MYR 550

Group of 10 or more (per pax)

MYR 450

Budget 2020 was presented on 11 October 2019 by Finance Minister YB Lim Guan Eng. It focussed on the Government’s commitment in bringing stability to the Government’s finances and achieving the goal of Vision 2020 with a new growth trajectory under the foundation of “Shared Prosperity Vision 2030” as initiated by YAB Prime Minister, Tun Dr. Mahathir.

Themed “Driving Growth and Equitable Outcomes Towards Shared Prosperity”, Budget 2020 is much anticipated by companies and businesses to ensure that they can continue to exist and thrive in today’s digital economy.

How will the announced Budget impact our economy and the capital market? Get an in-depth analysis and a fresh perspective on the 2020 Budget as well as insights into pertinent policy changes and its impact on our economy and the capital market in this comprehensive half-day programme. Join our industry experts as they present their views on the Budget’s strategies, salient aspects of the changes and its impact on our economy and the capital market.

8.30 am REGISTRATION
9.00 am 2020 Malaysian Budget: A Session with YB Dr. Ong Kian Ming, Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry (MITI)

Speaker:
YB Dr Ong Kian Ming Deputy Minister Of International Trade And Industry (MITI)

Interviewer:
Kamarul Bahrin Haron Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Astro Awani

In this session, YB Dr Ong Kian Ming will provide a macro perspective on Malaysia’s economy with emphasis on the capital market. He will then highlight the salient points of the Budget 2020 concerning shared prosperity and sustainable and inclusive growth. Additionally, he will deliberate on risk scenarios caused by the ongoing trade war between the US and China as the Government seeks to capitalise on trade diversions to Malaysia.

10.15 am COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING SESSION
10.45 am Panel Discussion: 2020 Budget – Impact and Outlook on Malaysia’s Economy and Capital Market

In this session, the Panelists would cover analysis breakdown of the 2020 Budget and its potential impact on Malaysia’s economy and specifically capital market. They would deliberate on the four thrusts anchoring the 2020 Budget:

FIRST : Driving Economic Growth in the New Economy and Digital Era
SECOND : Investing in Malaysians: Levelling Up Human Capital
THIRD : Creating a United, Inclusive and Equitable Society
FOURTH : Revitalisation of Public Institutions and Finances

Highlights would be on these strategies:

Strategy 1: Making Malaysia the Preferred Destination for Investment
Strategy 2: Accelerating the Digital Economy
Strategy 3: Strengthening Access to Financing for Businesses
Strategy 4: Strengthening Economic Diversity

Moderator:
Kamarul Bahrin Haron Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Astro Awani

Panelists:

  1. Encik Johan Mahmood Merican Director, National Budget Office, Ministry of Finance
  2. Dr. Mohd Afzanizam Abdul Rashid Chief Economist, Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad
  3. Dr. Veerinderjeet Singh Group Chairman, Axcelasia Inc
  4. Ms Lee Jim Leng Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Hong Leong Investment Bank
12.00 pm Q & A SESSION
12.15 pm END

YB Dr. Ong Kian Ming

Deputy Minister Of International Trade And Industry (MITI)

Kamarul Bahrin Haron (Moderator)

Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Astro Awani

Johan Mahmood Merican

Director, National Budget Office, Ministry of Finance

Dr.Mohd Afzanizam Abdul Rashid

Chief Economist, Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad

Dr. Veerinderjeet Singh

Group Chairman, Axcelasia Inc

Lee Jim Leng

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Hong Leong Investment Bank

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