Thought Leadership

Publish Date

Sep 01, 2020

Singapore: Opportunities and Risks in the Context of COVID-19

Richard Chen, Managing Director | Christina Cheang, Senior Manager

Region: Asia

Is opportunity hiding underneath the economic rubble of COVID-19? Richard Chen, Managing Director; Dawn Duong, Senior Director; and Christina Cheang, Senior Manager; with Alvarez & Marsal’s Global Transaction Advisory Group, say yes. In the “Singapore: Opportunities and risks in the context of COVID-19” report they explain why and discuss:

  • Singapore’s economic structure and the drivers behind the country’s economic success despite having limited natural resources and small population
  • Singapore’s track record of delivering on the government’s economic development goals and drive towards higher value
  • The six dimensions for evaluating the impact of COVID-19 on the general economy and within specific sectors
  • Newly identified economic opportunities, and associated risks, in the Semiconductor and Chemicals sectors
  • How Singapore’s strong IP protection, skilled workforce and stable government positions the region to benefit from Industry 4.0

The socio-economic challenges, international trade opportunities and value-generating industry sectors embedded in the country

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