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Riding The Wave of Indias
Growth & Transformation
Doing Business Overseas Seminar Series
30 November 2016
The International Monetary Fund expects Indias GDP to grow more than 7% this year, making India one of the
worlds fastest-growing economies. Powered by a middle class that is expected to more than triple to 89
million households by 2025, India has an attractive long-term future and compares favourably with other emerging
With the increasing trend in urbanisation and development programs like Smart Cities, Housing for All, and AM-
RUT, there are many opportunities for Singapore companies in the construction industry in India.
Shortage in skilled workforce, increasing demand for quality and on-time delivery, and the onset of the Real Estate
Regulatory Bill are constituents for a game change in the industry. The introduction of Goods & Services Tax in
2017 will ease tax-related complexities in the construction sector and bring with it a major spurt in activities and un-
precedented growth in modern India.
Join us at the seminar to find out more!
Date: 30 November 2016
Time: 8.30am - 1.30pm
Fee: S$50 (including GST)
Venue: JEM Auditorium, Level 6,
50 Jurong Gateway Road,
Please complete the details below
and email to Darren Lee at
Confirmation and further details
with be sent upon successful regis-
Payment by cheque payable to
Building and Construction Authority.
8.30am Registration and Networking
9.00am Welcome Address by BCA
9.15am Sustainability of Indias Growth and Benefits for Singapore Con-
Dr Amitendu Palit, Senior Research Fellow, Research Lead (Trade & Economic Policy), Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore
9.45am Understanding Taxation Landscape And What Upcoming GST
Means For Businesses
Mr Gagan Malik, International Director (Asia Pacific Tax Centre - India Tax Desk), Ernst & Young, Singapore
10.15am Financing Solutions For Your Overseas Projects in India
Amit Sharma, Executive Director (India Corridor), Commercial Banking, Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore
Vanessa Leung, Head, Commercial Banking, Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore
11.15am Project Opportunities
Sharing by overseas developers
1.30pm End of Seminar
*Program and topics may be subject to change without prior notice.