17th Malaysian Banking Summit 2013
Date : 23 & 24 July 2013
Venue : Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia's growth and development is supported and driven by a sound banking system. The Malaysian economy is projected to show strong growth of between 5%-6% in 2013. Underpinning this economic trajectory is a resilient banking and financial landscape. A strong banking system provides continued access for financing the private sector to drive economic growth. Malaysia now has a liberalised financial system. A new Financial Services Act 2013 and Islamic Financial Services Act 2013 have been enacted. The Central Bank, Bank Negara Malaysia, continues to provide strong oversight over the Banking and Finance sector.
Our Banking and Financial Services sector continues to move forward to face future challenges and capitalise on new opportunities arising from a buoyant economy in tandem with its strategic role as at key driver and catalyst for economic growth and continued prosperity. The Banking and Financial sector is poised to become more competitive, dynamic, inclusive, integrated and diversified and able to meet the needs of the nation and commerce and industry. The overall landscape will provide an expanded and integrated industry.
The 17th Malaysian Banking Summit will address key issues of concern to the Banking and Financial sector. It will bring together key leaders of the Banking Sector, leading businessman, analysts, corporate managers and government officials to discuss the future of Banking and the role of banks in Malaysia. The Summit will provide timely updates, sharing of knowledge and best practices and thought provoking discussions to enchance delivery of banking services and upgrade the performance of banks in the country. The Summit will enable participants to strategise and take appropriate actions on the key chanllenges and emerging opportunities that lie ahead.