Economic Outlook 2020 - COVID 19

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Dear members & friends,

The Malaysian economy recorded a sustained growth in 2019 supported by resilient private sector activity and complemented by exports. However, with the COVID-19 pandemic hitting the world, our Malaysian economy has not been spared. Keynote speaker will be the Ambank Group Chief Economist, Dr. Anthony Dass providing an outlook of the economic impact of the current situation in Southeast Asia.



  • Group Chief Economist/Head of Research, AmBank
  • With AmBank Group since June 2013
  • Started career as an Economist at Bank Negara Malaysia, worked with stock broking firms thereafter, and involves with various ministries and government agencies.
  • 30 years of working experience

Educational Background 
  • PhD in Economics, University Utara Malaysia (Feb 2018)
  • Master of Science in Economics & Finance, University of Bristol, United Kingdom (1996)
  • Bachelor in Economics, International Islamic University, Malaysia (1987)

Date                  : Thursday, 14th May 2020
Time                 : 10h00 
Programme    :

10h00           Welcome speech by SMBA Chairman, Mr. Christian Meyer
10h05          Short overview of the economic situation in Switzerland by                                            H.E. Ambassador of Switzerland, Andrea Reichlin
10h10           Presentation by Dr. Anthony Dass, Group Chief Economist, Ambank
11h15           Q&A
11h30           End

Fees : 
Patron/Sponsor - Free of charge
Members           - Free of charge
Non members   - RM50
Price excluding 6% SST 

Once we receive your registration, a link will be sent to you to join the webinar. 



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