Wong Meng Yew

Global Trade Advisory Leader, Deloitte SEA

Wong Meng Yew

Wong Meng Yew is a Partner in the Deloitte Singapore office and is the leader of the Global Trade Advisory practice in Southeast Asia (SEA). He regularly advises clients in navigating investments into SEA from a market access perspective involving movement of goods, services, and investments. Such advice includes cross-border supply chain strategies from a legal, regulatory, tax, and trade perspective.

Prior to joining Deloitte, Meng Yew practiced law for more than a decade serving as a partner at an international law firm advising clients on international trade, customs matters, export controls, and sanctions compliance. This includes representing clients in disputes with both tax/customs authorities.

As a qualified customs broker, he regularly advises on tariff classification and valuation issues, rules of origin under various Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-based free trade agreements as well as import and export regulations. 

Meng Yew also has extensive experience in representing producers and exporters in anti-dumping duty investigations and has successfully argued for and against the imposition of anti-dumping duties across various industries.

He also speaks at major conferences including those organised by the International Bar Association (IBA), Japan Tax Association (JTA), Korean International Trade Association (KITA), Bureau of National Affairs (BNA) Bloomberg and the United States-ASEAN Business Council. 

Meng Yew read law at the University of Nottingham (UK) and is admitted to practice as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya. 

He is recognised as an indirect tax leader in both Malaysia and Singapore by the International Tax Review and has also been listed as a notable tax/trade practitioner in Legal 500 and Who’s Who of International Trade.