10 April - 12 April 2019
Shanghai, China

Argus Asia Fertilizer

  • 09:00
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  • 17:30
  • Registration and exhibition opens
  • 09:30
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  • 12:00
  • Fertilizer fast track part one – led by Argus
These sessions will provide a thorough overview of the market, demystify terminology and explain how the sector works in practice. This is an excellent one-day training course for anyone looking to get to grips or refresh their understanding of the sector.

Part one consists of:
- Nitrogen markets
- Phosphates markets
- Potash markets
  • 12:00
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  • 13:00
  • Lunch
  • 13:00
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  • 15:00
  • Fertilizer fast track part two – led by Argus

Part two will focus on:

- Sulphur market
- NPKs and added value fertilizers
- China fertilizer market focus
- India fertilizer market focus

  • 15:30
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  • 17:00
  • Round table discussions

Participants can choose from the following discussion topics:

- Growth opportunities in Africa
- India market trends
- Phosphate market outlook
- Nitrogen – New global capacity developments and changing trade flows
- Potash – The role of China and India contracts amid growing global capacity
- Urea futures market and impact on fertilizer trade
- Sulphur market

  • 17:30
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  • 19:30
  • Evening networking reception
Take in the panoramic views across Shanghai as you enjoy getting to know fellow delegates. Enjoy regional and international cuisine food stations and drinks during the evening.
  • 09:35
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  • 10:25
  • Latest developments in the fertilizer sector in China
  • 09:20
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  • 09:35
  • Chairpersons' welcome
  • 10:25
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  • 10:50
  • Assessing macro-economic and agricultural trends and the impact of fertilizer use in Asia
- Considering macroeconomic factors
- Implementation of environmental policies in China
- Promoting sustainable practices in agriculture
- Impact on fertilizer market
  • 10:50
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  • 11:10
  • Interactive poll and speaker Q&A powered by SLIDO
  • 11:10
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  • 11:40
  • Morning refreshment break
  • 11:40
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  • 12:00
  • Outlook for the nitrogen markets
- Global supply and demand trends
- Regional developments in Asia
- Assessing the Ad blue market and impact on urea market
  • 12:00
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  • 12:20
  • Global outlook for the phosphates market: Addressing the regional and global Impact
- Overview and recent developments
- Trade flows and export markets
  • 12:20
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  • 12:40
  • Potash market developments
- Global capacity and production outlook
- Regional trade flows
- Forecast for 2019-2020
  • 12:40
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  • 12:50
  • Interactive poll and speaker Q&A powered by SLIDO
  • 12:50
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  • 14:20
  • Lunch
  • 14:20
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  • 14:40
  • NPK fertilizer market developments Julia Wang - General Manager - China, Phosagro
- Global outlook and price developments
- Large-scale production projects
- Major Asian NPK markets
- Response to China NPK export tax policy
  • 14:40
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  • 15:00
  • Sulphur market developments
- Key trends in sulphur fertilizers market
- Global supply and trade flows
- Chinese sulphur demand
  • 15:00
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  • 15:10
  • Speaker Q&A powered by SLIDO
  • 15:10
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  • 15:40
  • Afternoon refreshment break
  • 15:40
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  • 16:00
  • Evaluating the specific requirements for improving oil palm quality and yield
- Examining regional cultivation trends
- Assessing the yield gaps
- Specific soil, moisture and nutrient management
- A balanced fertilizer approach to maximise yield
  • 16:20
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  • 16:40
  • Improving ROI and crop yields for farmers with added value and specialty fertilizers in Asia Grant Roberts - Chief Agronomist, Asia, Yara
- Market drivers for increasing the use of added value fertilizers
- Regional demand for added value fertilizers in Asia
- Growth prospects for water soluble, slow release and enhanced efficiency fertilizers in Asia

  • 16:20
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  • 16:40
  • The use of added value fertilizers to improve productivity and promote sustainability in agriculture Kevin Moran - Chief Technology Officer, Kingenta
- Increasing nutrient use efficiency and improved crop quality and yield
- Incorporating biologicals
- Communicating the benefits of improving fertilizer efficiency
  • 16:40
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  • 16:50
  • Speaker Q&A powered by SLIDO
  • 17:30
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  • 19:30
  • Evening networking reception
  • 09:00
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  • 09:10
  • Chairperson’s opening remarks
  • 09:10
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  • 09:30
  • Keynote presentation
  • 09:30
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  • 10:00
  • Indian fertilizer market trends and drivers Satish Chander - Director General, FAI - The Fertiliser Association of India
- Trends in fertilizer production and consumption
- Fertilizer pricing and subsidy policy
- Update on Direct Benefit transfer
- Market outlook for 2019-2020
  • 09:50
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  • 10:10
  • Update on major export markets – assessing the challenges and opportunities
- Presenting the big picture of global demand
- Assessing shifting dynamics in consumption trends
- A look at export opportunities in Latin America and Africa
  • 10:10
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  • 10:30
  • Factors impacting fertilizer development in Malaysia

- Fertilizer market outlook and projections
- Fertilizer demand dynamics
- Tailoring fertilizer solutions for the oil palm sector

  • 10:30
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  • 10:45
  • Speaker Q&A powered by SLIDO
  • 10:45
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  • 11:30
  • Morning refreshment break
  • 11:30
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  • 11:50
  • Key factors driving the fertilizer market in Thailand

- Outlook for agriculture in Thailand
- Agriculture economic situation
- Fertilizer imports and consumption
- Factor affecting the fertilizer market in Thailand

  • 11:50
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  • 12:10
  • Overview and fertilizer developments in Vietnam
- Market size and growth potential
- Consumption trends
- NPK demand in Vietnam
- Consumption trends
  • 12:10
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  • 12:30
  • Australian fertilizer market developments
- Overview of the market
- Domestic production vs imports
- Consumption trends
  • 12:30
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  • 12:45
  • Speaker Q&A and closing remarks
  • 12:45
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  • 14:00
  • Light buffet lunch