The ASEAN Link in Belt and Road Initiative - UOB Knowledge Webinar


[Update 2020.12.1] Here is the news release related to the report launch event


UOB Hong Kong joins hands with the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) Institute for Emerging Market Studies (IEMS) to conduct a research project titled “the Belt and Road Initiative in ASEAN”.

The Research took place from 2018 to 2020 in six emerging markets in ASEAN, including Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. It aims to provide insights into the political, institutional, and environmental factors that affect the success of the Belt and Road Initiative projects in these markets and the potential for foreign direct investment opportunities.

On 1 December 2020, UOB and HKUST IEMS will present the key findings of the Research. A timely update on COVID-19’s impact on the respective countries as well as their BRI participation is also included.

You and your organisation’s representative are cordially invited to attend this Webinar. Details are set out below:

Event Date :
Tuesday, 1 December 2020
Event Time :
10:30 am – 12:00 pm (Hong Kong Time / GMT+8)
Language :
The event will be conducted in English 

Speakers :

  • Mrs Christine Ip
    CEO – Greater China, UOB
  • Mr Sam Cheong
    Managing Director of Group International Management and Head of Group Foreign Direct Investment Advisory & Network Partnerships, UOB
  • Professor Albert Park
    Head and Chair Professor of Economics, Chair Professor of Social Science, and Professor of Public Policy, HKUST, and Founding Director of HKUST Institute for Emerging Market Studies (IEMS)
  • Dr Angela Tritto
    Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Division of Public Policy and a Postdoctoral Fellow jointly appointed by IEMS and by Division of Social Science, HKUST

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