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The No.1 Event for Finding New Opportunities and New Contacts in the Asian Fertilizer Market

The 14th annual Argus Asia Fertilizer conference will be held on 11-13 April 2018 in Beijing, China. The annual conference attracts 500+ market players with representation from 54 countries from 300+ companies. 

  • Do business with over 500 key fertilizer producers, traders and importers
  • Hear the latest on demand potential in growth markets in South East Asia 
  • Gain insight on global production capacities and the impact on your 2017 strategy
  • Explore developments in Indian subsidy programs and impact on regional trade
  • Examine the opportunity for micronutrients and specialty fertilizers in Asia         

Save $200 with the early bird discount - register before 26 January to qualify. Register here.

2018 Confirmed Speakers Include: 

Xu Qinzheng,
Vice President, Stanley
Suhaidi Hamzah,
Chief Executive Officer, Felda Agricultural Services
Wang Liqing,
Secretary General, China Nitrogen Fertilizer Industry Association
Li Guang,
Secretary General, China Phosphate Fertilizer Industry Association
Baoquan Li,
Sales Director, LUXI Group
Thirach Rungruangkanokkul,
Executive Director, AFMA (Agricultural and Food Marketing Association for Asia and the Pacific)
Satish Chander,
Director General, FAI - The Fertiliser Association of India

If you see an opportunity to import raw materials from China and want to meet all your potential suppliers in one trip, or you want to understand how changes in trade will affect your business, join us at the next Argus Asia Fertilizer conference. This is the event which brings the global fertilizer trade to China – which in turn attracts all the major Chinese exporters. 

New for 2018!

You can now benefit from our new one-day conference– Argus Added Value Fertilizers Asia – being held alongside Argus Asia Fertilizer 2018 on Wednesday 11 April.

The conference is focused on the specialties and enhanced efficiency fertilizers which can add the most value to Asian crops and Asian companies. This is your chance to assess growth prospects in Asia and to meet your potential customers, suppliers and partners in this region.

You can take advantage of special prices for attending both events – saving you up to $495 off the combined price.


Take a look at what Argus Added Value Fertilizers Asia offers you.

Exhibition area    Networking with delegates

 View more photos from the 2017 conference here


Attendee by country



Attendee by country

A sample of companies that attended the 2017 conference included:

Yuntianhua, Mekatrade Asia, Mitsui & Co., Chengdu Qunbo Technology, Erlianhot Tianyu Trading,  Sichuan Highlight Fine Chemicals, Shandong Moith Ecological Fertilizer, United Wealthfert, Wuzhoufeng Agricultural Science & Technology, Valency International Trading,  Valagro China, Canpotex, Hubei Sanning Chemical Industry,  Ferpacific, Jiaocheng Sanxi Chemical,
PhosAgro Asia, Thyssenkrupp, Kingenta, Tessenderlo Chemie, Rio Tinto, Eirich China, Hap Seng Fertilizers, China Blue Chemical, Hebei Shengyi Fertilizer, Guangdong Zhanhua Group, Mitsubishi,  Merrycorn,  Keytrade, Xing Hua International, Solvay, ETG, Yantai Huahai International Trade, Quantum Fertilisers, Agrifert Malaysia, Jiangsu Huachang Chemical, Sesoda, FAIT, Samsung C&T, China Agricultural University, Hubei Xinyangfeng Fertilizer,  China Phosphate Fertilizer Industry Association, Allied Harvest Company, ICL Speciality Fertilizers, Twin Arrow Fertilizer, Heartychem, Yunnan Xiangfeng Chemical Fertilizer, Reliance Industries, Thai Central Chemical Public, Tianjin Bohua Yongli Chemical Industry, 
Sichuan Blue Sword Chemical Group, Fertisul Beijing, Zhengzhou Fertilizer Innovation Union, Dragon Asia Fertiliser, Itochu, Guangdong Tianhe Agricultural Means Of Production, Wu Yang Wilson International Trading, and many more…

View the full delegate list here

    

For further information on Argus Asia Fertilizer 2018, please contact us using the details below: 

phone icon+44 20 7780 4340     
email icon fertconferences@argusmedia.com   



Agenda

*This agenda is subject to change.

Wednesday 11 April

09.00

Registration and Coffee

Exhibition Stands Open

Pre-arrange your meetings and start doing business straight away

09.00 - 17.30 

Argus Added Value Fertilizers Asia 2018 – separately bookable

A seperately bookable new one-day conference focused on the specialties and enhanced efficiency fertilizers which can add the most value to Asian crops and Asian companies.

17.30 - 19.30 
Cocktail Reception 

You can enjoy a relaxing evening catching up with customers or making new contacts

 

Thursday 12 April

08.30

Registration and Exhibition Opens

 

Plenary Session: Market Update and Growth Opportunities

9.20 

Chairperson’s Welcome Remarks 

Xie Fang, Senior Analyst, Argus

9.30  Opening Remarks: Fertilizer Industry Developments in China

Wang Liqing, Secretary General, China Nitrogen Fertilizer Industry Association
Li Guang, Secretary General, China Phosphate Fertilizer Industry Association
Chen Guofu, Secretary General – Potash Branch, China Inorganic Salt Industry Association

10.00  Meeting Environmental Controls in China and Possible Impacts to Fertilizer Production
- Policy update
- Will emissions controls reduce exports out of China?
- Strategies for environmentally friendly operations

Baoquan Li, Sales Director, LUXI Group
10.30 Agricultural Outlook for China
- Crop production update
- Fertilizer nutrient consumption and application requirements
- Food supply challenges and maintaining food security

Thirach Rungruangkanokkul, Executive Director, AFMA (Agricultural and Food Marketing Association for Asia and the Pacific)
11.00 
Coffee Break
11.30 Coal Market Price Impacts on Urea Outputs
- How coal prices will impact urea imports to China
- Natural gas accessibility
- Coal vs gas production outlook for 2018

William Wang, Senior China Analyst - Coal, Argus
12.00  Outlook for the Chinese Urea Market
- How will oversupply impact the supply and demand balance in China
- Is there a movement towards multi-nutrient fertilizers?
- What to expect from Chinese production in 2018

Yanyu Xu,
Vice President, Jiangsu Linggu
12.30 
NPK Fertilizer Market Developments
- Factors impacting NPK costs
- Export tax policy developments
- New production outlook

Xu Qinzheng, Vice President, Stanley
12.40 - 14.00 
Lunch
14.00   Domestic Potash Production
- SOP production capacity
- Where is this going?
- Impacts of new supply

Zhang Lin, Marketing Director, Luobupo
14.30  Phosphate Market Developments
- International and domestic market outlook
- Impacts of new supply
- Regional developments and S+D trends

Wang Ying, Head of Info Dept, China Phosphate Fertilizer Industry Association
15.00  Sulphur Market Developments and Impacts to Phosphate Production in China
-
Target markets
- Changes to global supply dynamics
- Outlook for 2018

Claira Lloyd, Editor – Argus Sulphur, Argus
15.30  Coffee
 

 The Indian Fertilizer Market 

15.55 Chair’s Opening Remarks

Gavin Chong, Vice President Business Development – Asia, Argus
16.00   India Market Outlook for 2018
- Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) update and market impact outlook
- Market challenges
- Outlook for 2018

Satish Chander, Director General, FAI - The Fertiliser Association of India
16.30  Increasing the Use of Value Added Fertilizers in India
- Water soluble fertilizer developments
- Micronutrient adoption
- Application trends

Narayanan Vellayan, Associate VP - Specialty Nutrients Business, Coromandel International Limited

17.00  End of day one 
17.30 - 19.30  Cocktail Party 

 

 Friday 13 April

08.30

Registration and Exhibition Opens

Exploring South East Asia 

09.20 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

Carl Roache,
Editor - Asia Fertilizers, Argus
09.30 
Key Factors Driving the Fertilizer Market in Thailand
- Market drivers impacting fertilizer import decisions
- Fertilizer consumption limitations
- Market opportunities
10.00  Factors Impacting Fertilizer Development in Malaysia and Indonesia
- Regulatory clarity and restraints
- Strategy for standardising fertilizer products
- Outlook for success

Patrick Loo Chong Poh, Senior Independent Consultant in Agrochemicals, Fertilizers and Agronomy of Tropical Crops

10.30  
Fertilizer Requirements for Palm Oil in Malaysia
- Agricultural production trends
- Palm oil production
- Local fertilizer usage

Suhaidi Hamzah, Chief Executive Officer, Felda Agricultural Services
Romzi Ishak, General Manager - Agronomic Advisory, Felda Agricultural Services
11.00 Coffee Break 
11.30 
Outlook for the Evolving Fertilizer Market in Vietnam
- Market overview
- New capacity
- Domestic duty policy impacts
- Outlook for 2018

12.00 
Fertilizer Production in the Philippines
- Market potential
- Supply and demand balance
12.30 - 14.00 
Lunch 
14.00 
 End of conference 

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Chair’s Opening Remarks
Chair’s Opening Remarks
Chair’s Opening Remarks


Registration

Save $200 with the early bird discount - register before 26 January to qualify. Register here.

Registrations Fees

Early bird discount rate - expires 26 January $1495
Standard conference rate $1695
Conference plus Added Value Fertilizers Asia - Early bird discount rate - expires 26 January $1995
Standard conference rate plus Added Value Fertilizers Asia
 $2195

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Group Booking Discount:

3rd, 4th, 5th or 6th delegate - 15% discount. To qualify, all registrations must be made at the same time. 

For more information on registering or group bookings for the Argus FMB Asia Fertilizer 2018 conference, please contact us:

London Office:
phone icon +44 (0) 20 7780 4340
email icon fertconferences@argusmedia.com

Beijing Office
phone icon +86 10 8535 7686
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Terms and Conditions

View the conference booking terms and conditions here.

Antitrust Compliance Reminder

Argus takes compliance with antitrust law seriously. The purpose of Argus FMB Asia Fertilizer 2018 is to provide participants with a high-level update on Asian issues in the context of our global fertilizer industry. The conference sessions will follow the agenda as circulated.

Argus reminds all participants of the need to be mindful of the requirement to comply with antitrust and competition laws. There should be no discussion of any matters relating to competition among participants, including discussion of individual prices, rates or market strategies and no exchange of information concerning any other competitive aspect of an individual company’s operation. Should any participant to this conference attempt to initiate a discussion with other participants on any of these matters, we recommend that other participants end the conversation immediately, and at all times act in accordance with their own antitrust compliance policies and all applicable laws.

Early Bird Discount Rates - register by 13 January to qualify

 Conference Only US $1460
 Conference and Micronutrients Forum  US $1550



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