Singapore, Shanghai and the Asia-Pacific Hub 1 Jul
We are pleased to inform you about the webinar “Singapore, Shanghai and the Asia-Pacific Hub”, organized by the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Singapore (ICCS) and the China-Italy Chamber of Commerce (CICC) in partnership with RsA Asia, which will be held on July 1st 2022.
Singapore is an island city-state in maritime Southeast Asia. The country has a population of 5.6 million and comprises 63 islands covering 710 square kilometers. Singapore ranks among the most competitive economies in the world, known for strong economic performance and business and government efficiency. In 2021, Singapore's GDP reached USD 374 billion with an increase of 7.1 percent compared to the previous year, while the GDP per capita was USD 72,729.
Shanghai is a municipality located in Eastern China. Acknowledged to be China’s main economic and financial center and, one of the most important in the World. Furthermore, Shanghai is China’s first Pilot Free Trade Zone which was established in 2013. Shanghai has a population of almost 25 million inhabitants covering a total surface area of 6,340 km2. Shanghai’s GDP reached USD 680 billion in 2021, up 8.1 percent over the previous year, with a GDP per capita of USD 25,876.
The webinar will focus on the business trends between Singapore and Shanghai and the other key players in the Asia Pacific region. Participants will learn about the different economic partnerships between the countries and then apply this understanding to the trade agreements, trade facilitation, investment flows between countries and the new RCEP agreement. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement is a trade pact between the 10-member ASEAN bloc, along with China, Japan, South Korea, Australia, and New Zealand.
Gionata Bosco - ICCS President
Paolo Bazzoni - CICC President
Lorenzo Riccardi – RsA Asia Managing Partner
July 1, 15:00 China Time