Launch of OECD Reports on Logistics in Singapore
On 4 June 2021, the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore ("CCCS") and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development ("OECD") co-organised the launch of two reports on the competitive assessment of the logistics sector in Singapore.
Opening remarks were delivered by Ms. Sia Aik Kor, Chief Executive, CCCS, H.E. Kara Owen, UK High Commissioner, Singapore, Mr. Antonio Gomes, Deputy Director for Financial and Enterprise Affairs, OECD and Mr. Looi Teck Kheong, Head of Competition, Consumer Protection, and IP Regulations Division, ASEAN Secretariat.
Over 100 representatives from both the public and private sectors in Singapore, as well as officials from other ASEAN competition authorities attended the virtual launch event, which saw notable speakers sharing their views on OECD's findings and discussing pertinent issues in the logistics sector in Singapore. The speakers on the panel were Mr. Oh Bee Lock, Chief Executive Officer, Singapore Logistics Association, Mr. New Soon Tee, Chief Executive Officer, Pick Network Pte. Ltd. and Dr. Tan Hi Lin, Senior Director (Policy & Markets), CCCS.
The reports, OECD Competition Assessment Reviews: Logistics sector in Singapore and OECD Competitive Neutrality Reviews: Small-package delivery services in Singapore, provide independent analysis and recommendations by the OECD as part of the OECD's project on Fostering Competition in ASEAN and are undertaken within the framework of the ASEAN Competition Action Plan. The reports are accessible here: https://www.oecd.org/daf/competition/fostering-competition-in-singapore.htm
Read the media release here.