Date: Thursday, 24 May 2018
Time: 9.00am – 6.00pm
Venue: Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Level 5 Grand Ballroom A-H
The Singapore Iron Ore Forum is co-organised by CUSTEEL in collaboration with Singapore Exchange (SGX) and supported by Enterprise Singapore.
The SIOF is the anchor event of the Singapore Iron Ore Week. The forum in 2018 will host top business leaders, industry experts and government officials who will discuss trending topics in the iron ore and steel sector including but not limited to the evolution of pricing mechanisms, the belt and road initiative, China’s steel reforms, growing environmental focus.
Watch this space for more details on speakers, keynotes, presentations, and panel discussions.
Thursday, 24 May 2018
- Kwa Chong Seng, Chairman, Singapore Exchange
- Chee Hong Tat, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Ministry of Education, Republic of Singapore
- Liu Zhenjiang, Secretary General, China Iron and Steel Association (CISA)
- Luis Oganes, Managing Director, Head of Currencies, Commodities and Emerging Markets Research, J.P. Morgan
- Structural changes in the iron and steel industry
- BHP is well placed to offer value-add solutions to customers in a market with ever changing dynamics
- Vicky Binns, Vice President of Marketing Minerals, BHP
- Simon Farry, Vice President - Sales & Marketing, Iron Ore, Rio Tinto
- Rogerio Tavares Nogueira, Marketing Director for Iron Ore and Coal, Vale S.A.
- How has the interaction between spot and paper prices developed?
- Is there a threat for dislocation?
- How has the raw material complex affected the pricing of steel?
- Hedging from miner's perspective
- Clyde Russell, Asia Commodities and Energy Columnist, Thomson Reuters
- Andrew Glass, Head of Ferrous Trading, Anglo American
- Habib Esfahanian, Head of Iron Ore Trading, Citibank
- Janice Kan, Senior Vice President, Derivatives, Singapore Exchange
- Ji Chao, Assistant General Manager, Baoshan Iron & Steel Co Ltd
- Lawrence Lu Wenqi, Executive Director, China International Capital Corporation (CICC)
- Mark Hancock, Chief Commercial Officer, Atlas Iron Limited
- Onshore pricing is reportedly set for foreign participation, what does this mean for seaborne iron ore pricing?
- What can we draw from experiences in other commodities?
- Onshore and seaborne pricing – zero-sum or complementary?
- Zhu Yi, Global Head of Metals & Mining, Bloomberg Intelligence
- Ciaran Roe, Global Manager, Metals Pricing, S&P Global Platts
- Gao Feng, Managing Director, E&F Resource
- Tim Read, Bulks Derivative Trader, Trafigura Pte Ltd
- William Chin, Director, Head of Commodities, Derivatives, Singapore Exchange
- Yang Shufang, Vice-General Manager, Custeel
- How do tariffs affect global trade flows?
- What would be the impact of potential import tariffs by U.S.?
- Tracy Liao, Asia Commodities Strategist, Citibank
- Dr. Paul Butterworth, Research Manager - Steel Raw Materials, Steel Costs & Thermal Coal, CRU Analysis
- Jiang Hui, Vice Chairman, China Chamber of Commerce of Metals, Minerals & Chemicals Importers & Exporters
- Mok Sze Xin, Senior Manager, Ernst & Young Solutions LLP
- Zhu Ruirong, President, Nanjing Iron & Steel Co., Ltd
- Is higher quality iron ore here to stay?
- Will Chinese production of steel see higher quality standards? How will market dynamics change as a result?
- What new policies are on the horizon?
- How technology can improve efficiency in mining to achieve probably a greener world?
- Migration to higher grade ore, scrap substitution, electric cars, IMO sulfur 2020. How will this affect iron ore market dynamics?
- Li Xinchuang, President, China Metallurgical Industry Planning and Research Institute
- Bao Jian Hua, Chairman, PT Dexin Steel Indonesia
- Ken Hoffman, Senior Expert, McKinsey Basic Material Institute
- Wang Libin, Chairman, Shijiazhuang Environment Science Academy (SESA)
- The next generation’s view from the outside in: What do millennials think about the future of the iron ore and steel industry?
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