4pm - 4:30pm
6 JULY 2019
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Can Digital Finance be an Enabler for Affordable Housing?
What are the futures of financial inclusion and affordable housing in the dawn of a new Malaysia? Following the launch of the National Housing Policy, will those of low and middle incomes be able to look forward to improving their financial health and education? According to the 2018 Fintech Malaysia Report and statistics from Bank Negara Malaysia, 85.1% of the population utilises online banking facilities. Meanwhile, the Financial Stability Review of early 2018 revealed a “mismatch between housing demand and supply”. How can these two scenarios be bridged together?
Join Ms Khor Jia Wei, a Digital Innovation Specialist from United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) Malaysia, as she explores the current states of local financial health and affordable housing, their relationship with financial inclusion, as well as innovations in digital finance.
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Hall 8