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A new decade of possibilities

At Possibilities 2020, key voices in the fields of government, business and analysis gave their take on how Singapore businesses can position themselves and prosper in the new decade.

"Asia now has 60 per cent of its trade within the region, second only to the EU. This will further accelerate as a result of trade agreements such as the RCEP." - Parag Khanna, founder and managing partner of FutureMap

"The geopolitical risks are there, there are small incidences, but you never know which one will blow up. Don't be complacent, but be mindful of the risk." - Shekhar Jaiswal, head of equity research at RHB Research Institute

"You need to constantly innovate your business, and challenge your opposition. In the Asia-Pacific region, consumer appetite for risk and trying new things is prevailing as a result of greater affluence." - Garick Kea, executive director of consumer insights, Nielsen Singapore


AT Possibilities 2020 last Friday, Senior Minister of State Chee Hong Tat, together with thought leaders and distinguished speakers shared their views on how Singaporean businesses may come out strong for the new decade.

The event is the fifth in a series of business...

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