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20/10/14 - EU-Singapore Conclude Negotiations on Free Trade Agreement (EUSFTA)
09/10/14 - Gastech 2015 – the world’s leading conference and gas exhibition
07/10/14 - Nominations for Singapore International Maritime 2015. Now Open.
19/09/14 - 25 year anniversary of Delta Marine Consultants Singapore
16/09/14 - Groundbreaking of the new Philips regional headquarters
15/09/14 - Rabobank commences International Services desk servicing Dutch companies in Southeast Asia
- Vacancy: Finance Manager at Vriens & Partners
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Committee Updates

Water

Netherlands Water House

Netherlands Water House is one of key initiatives of Dutch Chamber of Commerce (Singapore) aiming to enhance cooperation and strengthen ties between Singaporean, ASEAN (Assocaition of South East Asian Nations) and Dutch business and research institutes in the water sector, to help solve the water challenges we face in today’s world. read more...

BioMedical

Life Sciences & Nutrition Committee

Consistent with the overall objectives and purpose of DutchCham, the Life Sciences & Nutrition Committee aims to being a business network and platform by connecting Dutch and Singapore businesses and creating business opportunities to facilitate and promote Dutch business in Singapore. read more...

maritime

Maritime & Offshore Committee

Both Singapore and Netherlands prioritize the development of regional logistics super hubs and aim to be the leaders in their region. The Singapore government is also promoting maritime and related companies to relocate their fleet and offices to Singapore using various tax advantages to become a global maritime hub. The maritime cluster is growing fast and truly international. read more...

logistics

Logistics Committee

Both Singapore and Netherlands prioritize the development of regional logistics super hubs and aim to be the leaders in their region. The logistics cluster is growing fast and truly international. read more...

maritime

High-Tech Committee

The innovative Dutch high-tech sector is vital to meeting the global challenges of today! The Netherlands’ centuries-old tradition of creativity, pragmatism, entrepreneurship, openness and collaboration forms a perfect fit for the high-tech systems and materials (HTSM) sector. read more...

sme

SME Committee

The SME Committee brings together businessmen and businesswomen from various industries with one thing in common, i.e. they are running a Small or Medium Enterprise (SME). With this platform they can share and elaborate on dealing with issues and/or challenges. read more...

DutchCham Events

    2014/10/27

    Singapore International Energy Week

    siew2014Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) 27-31 October 2014, Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands Singapore The 7th Annual SIEW 2014 is the foremost platform for top policymakers, energy practitioners and commentators to discuss energy issues, strategies and solutions. Read more..

     

    2014/10/27

    DutchCham Cocktail Talk: Renewable energy and the transition to the new energy architecture.

    Slide1Key-Note Speaker: Mrs. Maria van der Hoeven, Executive Director of IEA (International Energy Agency) Mr. Ton ten Have,Vice President Commercial & New Business, Upstream International Asia at Shell.

    Moderator:

    Mr. Ynse de Boer, Managing Director Strategy & Sustainability ASEAN at Accenture

    Guest of Honour:

    • H.E. Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Mr. Jacques Werner

    The United Nations Global Compact defines the 2030 goals of their ‘sustainable energy for all’ program as 1) Energy access: Ensuring universal access to modern energy services, 2) Energy efficiency: Doubling the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency, and 3) Renewables: Doubling the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix.

    National governments, IEA and organizations such as the World Economic Forum define sustainable energy around the energy trilemma of 1) energy security, 2) economic prosperity, and 3) environmental sustainability. Read more..

     

    2014/10/28

    DutchCham Cocktail Talk: Launching and Managing your SME business in Singapore

    Untitled Key-Note Speakers:

    Femke G. Hellemons, Country Manager Adecco Personnel Pte Ltd
    Olivier van Hardenbroek, Commercial Director Corporate Banking ABN AMRO Bank N.V. Singapore branch
    Moderator:
    Evelien Dittrich, Regional HR Manager FrieslandCampina
    Synopsis: presentation by Femke Hellemons With staff retention remaining as a major concern for companies in Singapore, employers need to work hard to retain their best people. Some questions that remain unanswered are: Is financial rewards effective as a retention strategy? Should an employer invest in training and development? Engage in a discussion with Adecco Singapore’s Country Manager in a dialogue on employee turnover and the impact of training and development. Synopsis: presentation by Olivier van Hardenbroek An overview of the banking landscape, i.e. which banking services and products are offered, tips and tricks/best practices for opening accounts, cash management and loans. Read more..

     

    2014/10/28

    EuroCham’s Economic Outlook 2015

    Eco_Outlook_DBSOn Tuesday 28th October, EuroCham is pleased to present you with a Breakfast Talk on the key challenges confronting the economic environment for 2015. We are delighted to host Mr. David Carbon, Managing Director for Economic and Currency Research at DBS Bank who will present his latest insights on “Global Growth: is it ever going to change?” With the EU and the US economies staggering to regain their footing, economists are turning their attention to the rising economies of Asia. Mr Carbon will offer his perspective of what is driving the growth engines from a global angle and how Asia’s key economies are both impacted as well as contributing in near term outlook. EuroCham's Economic Outlook 2015 will offer opportunities to better understand the mechanisms of the world economy in 2015 and what this then means for business. Read more..

     

    2014/11/11

    Myanmar 2015: Keeping Up with Myanmar’s Critical Transition: Opportunities & Implications

    Banner Myanmar Nov 2014Gone are the days of military rule and Burma is ready to welcome greater liberalisation in years to come. As the economy gears itself up to compete with the rest of the world, much is expected of Southeast Asia’s newest state in the years ahead. Working their way through the complex regulatory webs spun by the military junta, Myanmar’s new leadership is wrestling to gain a sturdy foothold of their economy. The impending elections in 2015, coupled with the continued US sanctions that still pervade many aspects of the economy add to that distress. What does this bode for Myanmar and more critically what does it mean for foreign investors? Read more..

     

    2014/11/11

    ASEAN Business & Investment Summit (ABIS)

    abisThe 25th ASEAN Summit and the ASEAN Business & Investment Summit (ABIS) will bring together global and regional leaders from the public and private sectors for several days of thought-provoking engagements focusing on issues of economic and social change and growth across ASEAN. Read more..

     

    2014/11/17

    Singapore Schuman Lecture Gala Dinner with President of the European Council H.E. Herman Van Rompuy

    EuroCham is delighted to have H.E. Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, as a guest of honor to its 5th Schuman Lecture Gala Dinner. The Schuman Lecture takes place in the form of a prestigious gala dinner and welcomes distinguished guests, including Singaporean government representatives, CEOs and managing directors of major European and local companies, as well as the diplomatic circle. The Schuman Lecture series  is supported by the Delegation of the European Union to Singapore and by the European national chambers of commerce and business associations present in Singapore. Read more..

     

Featured Company

Damen Shipyards Singapore Pte. Ltd.

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Founded by two brothers in 1935, today Damen Shipyards has more than 9,000 employees spread over 40 companies worldwide. Being active in Singapore since the yard was bought in 2001. To start with ferries to frigates with flight decks, the DAMEN Shipyards Group could build, repair and maintain them. We always aim for what customers need ...

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New Featured Member

CPI Asia

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After nine years of successful growth in the Netherlands, Corporate, Public and Internal (CPI), a consulting firm specialising in risk management, finance and governance, is pleased to announce its expansion into Asia with a new branch office in Singapore. In the past eight years CPI has become a trusted advisor and partner for its clients and ...

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