5th Conference in Singapore, 1999


Dates Oct. 5-7, 1999
Location Singapore
Host Organization Singapore Construction Industry Development Board
Participating countries Australia / China / Hong Kong / India / Indonesia / Japan / Korea / Malaysia / The Philippines / Singapore / Sri Lanka / Vietnam / Finland (Representing Euro construct)
Theme 1. The National Economy
(1) Macro Economic Review and Outlook
(2) Main Macro Economic Indicators
2. Economic Crisis and its Impact on the Construction Sector
(1) On Construction and Property Market
(2) On Consultants, Contractors, Material and Machinery Suppliers, Professional and Technical Personnel and Workers
(3) Policies and Strategies Adopted by Public and Private Sector to Overcome Economic Crisis
3.Sustained Progress and Development of the Construction Industry
(1) Productivity
(2) Construction Cost
(3) Construction Quality
(4) Safety Record (Construction Sector)
(5) Skill level of Worker force and Supervision level
(6) Research and Development
(7) Build ability
(8) Environmental Conservation
4.Prospects for the Construction Industry in the 21st Century
(1) Business Opportunities and Projects in Progress
(2) Areas where Foreign Investments Needed
(3) Business Alliance Opportunities
5. Closed panel discussion
(1) Establishment of a permanent office
(2) Standardization of report format
Site visits
  • High-rise condominium site (ordered by HDB)