Singapore’s DBS Bank has joined the Supply Chain Finance Community’s SCF Forum Asia event as a gold sponsor. Vijay Vashist, group head of treasury and working capital advisory at DBS, will join a panel discussing the future of supply chain finance, while Amit Agarwal, the bank’s head of open account trade products in GTS will introduce and moderate a corporate case study session.

The arrival of DBS as Gold Sponsor, taking over from Rabobank who supported the event last year, comes at a time when SCF Forum Asia is attracting strong interest from sponsors in the financial technology space.C2FO this week joined Singapore-based Nufin Data, Codix and TradeIX as new sponsors of the event.

‘We’re delighted to see such strong support for this event from sponsors, both in the region and globally” said SCF Community executive director Michiel Steeman. ‘the growth of this event and its sister event in Europe demonstrate the increasing interest in supply chain finance techniques across industry and commerce.’

Among the companies already registered to attend SCF Forum Asia are BP, Chevron, DuPont, Ecom Agroindustrial, General Mills, Haier Group, HP,  Isuzu Motors, Johnson & Johnson,  Kellogg,  Lenovo, Michelin, Nestle, Rio Tinto, Robert Bosch, Syngenta, Thomson Reuters and Xiangyu Singapore.

SCF Forum Asia takes place on 23rd May at the National University of Singapore. More details at www.scfforumasia.com. SCF Briefing readers can get a 10% discount on tickets by using this link.