Regional Strategic Forecast

Two months into 2024, wars are raging in Africa, Europe and the Middle East. And shipping is under attack in the Red Sea, threatening new transport and commodity price spikes. These crises are explosive in their own right. Combine them with a presidential race in America and 2024 promises to be a make-or-break year for the post-1945 world order.

This year’s EICN Regional Strategic Forecast will explore this unfamiliar landscape, with its new alliances, fierce rivalry, mistrust, and weaponisation of finance, technology and critical minerals. How will businesses be impacted by industrial policies that support strategically important domestic priorities over trade?


Emily Mansfield

Regional Director, Europe of Economist Intelligence Unit

Bernard Aw

Chief Economist, Asia Pacific at Coface

Jeep Kline

Berkeley Faculty, Venture Capital, Board of Directors at University of California, Berkeley

Simon Kahn

Vice President, Marketing for Asia Pacific at Google

Sumana Rajarethnam

Director, South-East Asia of Economist Intelligence Corporate Network

Event details


Four Seasons Hotel Singapore

190 Orchard Boulevard Singapore 248646

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