25 March - 27 March 2020
Four Seasons Hotel, Shanghai, China

Argus Asia Fertilizer

Fertilizer fast track

Fertilizer Fast Track

Start End
  • 08:30
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  • 09:00
  • Registration, coffee and exhibition open
  • 09:00
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  • 09:10
  • Chairperson’s opening remarks
  • 09:10
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  • 09:30
  • Nitrogen market  Steve Mitchell -  Senior Market Analyst, Argus
  • 09:30
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  • 09:50
  • Sulphur market Claira Lloyd - Editor and Sulphur Fertilizers Team Leader, Argus
  • 09:50
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  • 10:10
  • Phosphates market Mike Nash - Senior Editor, Fertilizers. Editor, Argus Phosphates & Fertilizer Africa, Argus
  • 10:10
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  • 10:30
  • NPKs and added value fertilizers in China  Xie Fang - Senior Analyst, Argus 
  • 10:30
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  • 11:00
  • Morning networking break
  • 11:00
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  • 11:20
  • Global potash market: trends, production and changes  Ewan Thomson - Potash Research Manager, Argus
  • 11:20
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  • 11:40
  • Brazil fertilizer consumption Anderson Galvão - CEO, Celeres
  • 11:40
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  • 12:00
  • India urea demand and tenders nitrogen markets  Carl Roache - Senior Editor, Asia Fertilizers, Argus
  • 12:00
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  • 13:00
  • Networking lunch

Micronutrients workshop

Micronutrients workshop

Start End
  • 08:30
  • -
  • 09:30
  • Registration, Coffee and Exhibition Open
  • 09:30
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  • 09:35
  • Chairperson’s opening remarks
  • 09:35
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  • 10:00
  • Analysis of market potential and demand for micronutrients in China
  • Policy support in promoting coordination of micronutrients and other key elements
  • Drivers to keep growing micronutrients in China
  • Key micronutrients and demand
  • Quality standard and cost control
  • 10:00
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  • 10:30
  • Exploring the latest development in micronutrient deficiencies and fertilizers in Asia Ming Xian Fan - Director, China Programme, ZNI, International Zinc Association
  • Analysis of Zinc and Boron deficiencies
  • Importance of Zn and B in agriculture
  • How to use innovative fertilizer products and technology to correct micronutrient deficiency in Asia
  • 10:30
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  • 11:00
  • Morning Networking Break
  • 11:00
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  • 11:30
  • Effects of micronutrient application for plant development and profitable crop production Grant Roberts - Chief Agronomist Asia, Yara
  • What are the main reasons and benefits to add micronutrients to NPK
  • How to find the balance between efficiency and sustainability
  • 11:30
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  • 12:00
  • What are the major challenges and opportunities for the fertilizer industry due to increased use of micronutrients? Cleiton de Sequeira - Global Market Development Manager – Agriculture, Rio Tinto
  • Increasing micronutrients awareness to secure crop productivity and quality
  • Micronutrients role to ensure a balanced nutrition to the plants
  • Importance of micronutrients to food security
  • 12:00
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  • 13:00
  • Networking lunch