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As one of the biggest gasoline consumers in a fast-growing automotive industry, China plans to implement a nationwide E10 mandate by 2020 as part of efforts to control emissions. Beijing is looking to hit its blending targets while reducing ethanol imports and achieving self-sufficiency through the development of ethanol plants.

Join us as we explore the feasibility of China’s ethanol expansion plans, the impact on global trade, accessibility of first-generation as well as waste-based feedstock, refinery expansion plans and a technical outlook on cellulosic ethanol production.

We look forward to welcoming you to Argus Ethanol China 2018 on 27-28 March in Beijing for two days of intensive discussions and networking.

Conference features

  • A truly bilingual conference featuring Chinese - English simultaneous translation catering to both international and Chinese audiences
  • As an international event, expect to meet and mingle with ethanol and related markets participants from all around the world
  • Technical session highlighting new market innovations for effective and cost efficient manufacturing
  • Meeting rooms available allowing business communications in a more private setting
  • Cocktail reception and networking time allocations for all in the industry to meet more than 100 participants worldwide

Topics to be discussed

  • Extension of China’s emissions control goals to the alternative fuels industry
  • Ethanol feedstock landscape: Choices and ethanol produces
  • China’s plan for alternative production methods, feedstocks and new refineries
  • Global ethanol outlook and direction
  • Will domestic production be sufficient for China’s growing transportation fuel appetite?
  • Use of MTBE versus ethanol as blending components for gasoline
  • Technical study of ethanol production: New market innovations for effective and cost - efficient manufacturing

View the full program here

2018 confirmed speakers

Andy Zhou
Andy Zhou
Director, Biorefining - APAC
Li Kai Wei Li Kai Wei
General Manager
Shangdong Dongming

Evelyn Li
Evelyn Li
Market Development Manager
Huntsman Polyurethanes
Paul Kreter
Paul Kreter
Director of Fuels Marketing
Marquis Energy
  • Jim Nicholson, Senior Vice President, Editorial, Argus
  • Zhang Xinghua, Assistant Professor, Guangzhou Institute of Energy Conversion, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Clarence Woo, Executive Director, ACFA
  • TBC, Axens Group Technologies
  • Melissa Charn, Principal Consultant, Drewry
  • Nurul Darni, Biofuels Editor, Argus
  • Dr. Zhilian Wu, Marketing Department,  Yangchang Zhongke (Dalian) Energy

  • Lingo Fan, Senior Associate, COFCO Futures
  • Tomasz Parzybut, Ethanol Trader, Raizen Trading
  • Zhang Dalong, Analyst, COFCO Futures

Contact us

Get all your questions answered at Argus Ethanol China 2018.

For more information, topic suggestion or participation interest, please contact Kiara Zhong:
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