Malaysian Economy and Challenges


Malaysian Association in Singapore & High Commission of Malaysia in Singapore are jointly organising a special briefing on the Malaysian Economy and Challenges.

Given the fact that this year has seen tumultuous challenges across the entire spectrum of the Malaysian politic and economy, this talk will be able to give the audience insight information and a perspective on Malaysia's current economic climate.

The talk will be delivered by Mr Manokaran Mottain, Chief Economist of Alliance Bank, Malaysia.

Date: Monday, 13 June 2016
Time: 6.00pm
Venue: Bilik Malaysia, Malaysian High Commission, 301 Jervois Road, Singapore 249077
Fee: FREE for Members / $15 Non Members
Tickets: masisorg.peatix.com

6.00pm Registration
6.15pm Opening Remarks by H.E Dato' Ilango Karuppannan, High Commissioner of Malaysia to Singapore

Presentation of Malaysia Economy and Challenges by
Mr Manokaran Mottain, Chief Economist, Alliance Bank Malaysia Bhd

Q&A Session

7.15pm Dinner

8.00pm End of Program


Manokaran Mottain is currently the Chief Economist of Alliance Bank. Prior to that, Mano has worked at AmBank Group and SBB Securities for 10 years each. Between 1987 and 1996, Mano was attached to Bank Negara Malaysia, serving various departments in the central bank. Mano’s main strengths are in analyzing economic issues, conceptualizing ideas, seizing opportunities, building operations, leading new business development initiatives for the group.

Acknowledging his knowledge and experience, the government appointed him as a Member of the Economic Council (2011-2013) and a Member of PEMIKR (think tank at Min. of Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism). In addition to member of several government task forces, he also sits as a Member of the Advisory Board at Nottingham School of Economics, Malaysia campus. He is also a regular columnist is the Star, titled MyPoint, discussing various economic issues.

At BNM, Mano was the recipient of a postgraduate scholarship in 1993, to pursue an MA programme in Development Economics at the Victoria University of Manchester. He received his fist degree, Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from University Kebangsaan Malaysia, with a scholarship from the Harrisons Malaysia Plantations Bhd (later re-named as Golden Hope Plantations (M) Bhd).

Mon Jun 13, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM SGT
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Malaysian High Commission, 301 Jervois Road, Singapore 249077
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MASIS Non-Member $15.00
Venue Address
301 Jervois Road, Singapore 249077 Singapore