The American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore

Established in 1973, The American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore (AmCham Singapore) is the premier business association for international businesses seeking to establish or expand their presence in Southeast Asia.

As the largest and most active chamber in the region, it serves as a cornerstone for over 600 companies and over 6,000 members. For 50 years, AmCham Singapore has a commitment to advocacy, business insights, and connections while being a powerful voice for the business community. With its diverse membership base, it is dedicated to supporting businesses to strive for excellence in this dynamic and thriving region.

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In the past few months, the global supply chain has faced serious disruptions, primarily due to chokepoints at two critical shipping routes. Tensions have risen in the Red Sea, where the Suez Canal, the shortest maritime route between Asia and Europe lies. Attacks on commercial vessels passing through by the Houthis in Yemen have raised security concerns and increased delivery times by 10 days on average. On the other side of the world, a severe drought at the Panama Canal, which accounts for about five percent of global maritime trade, threatens its ability to handle large cargo ships. The authorities have been forced to reduce the size or number of ships allowed to pass through, causing longer shipping times.

This has led to major logistics companies either stopping their operations altogether, or diverting their ships to travel longer routes, such as around the Cape of Good Hope. As a result, this has led to higher costs for goods manufacturers, with container costs surging by 173 percent since the beginning of December. Some companies have also turned to sea-air transport, which is about 2.6 times the cost of ocean transport.

Join AmChamSG as we hear from a panel of operators and experts on strategies to deal with this conflict and what to expect over the long-term.

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Huai Yuan Chia (Partner at Dentons Rodyk)

Huai Yuan Chia

Partner at Dentons Rodyk

Shiumei Lin (Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Asia Pacific at UPS)

Shiumei Lin

Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Asia Pacific at UPS

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The American Chamber Of Commerce in Singapore, XCL American Academy Auditorium
1 Scotts Rd, Shaw Centre #23-03 Singapore 228208
AmCham Office, Singapore

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