India Business Seminar-Opportunities and Way Forward

Singapore Business Federation (SBF), in collaboration with ICICI Bank, are pleased to present the India Seminar: India Economy USD 2 Trillion to 5 Trillion: Opportunities and Way Forward.

With India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi setting an aspiration for India to mature into a USD 5 trillion economy by 2025, there are several accompanying policies initiatives in place in order to achieve this lofty goal. Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) director general Chandrajit Banerjee estimated that the Indian economy needs roughly around ~450 lakh crore of investment in the next 5 years for moving to the 8-8.5% growth trajectory. With this goal in mind, there will be numerous business opportunities available.

In India, ICICI Bank offers a wide range of banking products and financial services to corporate and retail customers through a variety of delivery channels and through its specialised subsidiaries in the areas of investment banking, life and non-life insurance, venture capital and asset management. ICICI Bank Limited, Singapore Branch is present in Singapore since 2003 and is one of the 10 foreign banks with Qualified Full Banking license. The Singapore Branch provides range of services including Corporate Banking, Trade Finance (including working capital financing & Export LC discounting), Treasury solutions and Current account offerings. The client base includes large and mid-size trading firms across commodity sector including energy (Crude Oil and petroleum products, LNG, Coal etc), Metals, Agro commodities (including palm oil, grains, pulses and other agri commodities).

In this seminar, ICICI Bank will be sharing on the macroeconomic trends in India and the business outlook on key sectors. We look forward to seeing you there.




9.30 am – 10.00 am

Registration of Participants

10.00 am – 10.05 am


Welcome Address by Mr Gautam Banerjee, Chairman, South Asia Business Group, Singapore Business Federation

10.05 am – 10.50 am


India Macro Economic Trends & Update on Key Reforms

Mr. Sunandan Chaudhury


10.50 am – 11.10 am


Business Outlook on Key Sectors

Mr. Sanjiv Saraff

Senior Vice President, ICICI Securities

11.10 am – 11.30 am

Networking Tea Break

11.30 am – 12.15 pm

Panel Discussion

Topic: Operating in a complex economy like India – Challenges and Solutions



  1. Mr Prasoon Mukherjee, Vice-Chairman, SBF South Asia Business Group



  1. Mr. Anupam Verma, Chief Executive, ICICI Bank
  2. Mr. Chin Hwee Tan – CEO – Trafigura Singapore
  3. Mr. Vikram Bohra – Partner, India Desk – PwC Singapore
  4. Mr. Jayant Parande – President and Global Head – Treasury & IR – Olam International

12.15 pm – 12.45 pm

Presentation from ICICI Bank

12.45 pm – 12.55 pm

Vote of Thanks

12.55 pm

Networking Lunch


































Venue: Singapore Business Federation
160 Robinson Road, #06-01, SBF Centre, Singapore 068914
Seminar Room

Complimentary Invite. Priority will be given to SBF and ICICI Bank members on a
come-first-served basis

Attire: Business Attire


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9/18/2019 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

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