27 марта - 28 марта 2018
Legendale Hotel Wangfujing Beijing

Argus Ethanol China 2018

Day one | 27 March 2018 | Tuesday

Start End
  • 08:30
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  • 09:00
  • Registration and refreshments
  • 09:00
  • -
  • 09:10
  • Chairman welcome remarks

Session one: Extension of China’s emissions control plan to the alternative fuels industry

Start End
  • 09:10
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  • 09:40
  • China’s government policies and future projections

- Nationwide E10 bioethanol policy by 2020

- Implications of ethanol self- sufficiency to China and global biofuel economics

  • 09:40
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  • 10:10
  • Chinese transportation appetite and its need for ethanol: Is domestic production sufficient?

- Rapid growth in vehicle numbers and its effects on ethanol needs

- The feasibility of reaching a 4mn t ethanol production target by 2018


  • 10:10
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  • 10:40
  • China’s domestic and international ethanol trade landscape and price dynamics
  • 10:40
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  • 10:50
  • Questions and answers
  • 10:50
  • -
  • 11:20
  • Networking refreshments

Session two: Discussing ethanol feedstocks market

Start End
  • 11:20
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  • 11:50
  • Effects of E10 policy on feedstocks agriculture

- Government goals to reduce corn crops in China

- Alternative feedstocks and capacity used

  • 11:50
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  • 12:20
  • Panel discussion: Price relationship of gasoline, corn and ethanol economics
  • 12:20
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  • 14:00
  • Networking lunch

 

Session three: Production methods, feedstocks and new refineries

Start End
  • 14:00
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  • 14:30
  • New and planned ethanol refineries in China and expected capacity
  • 14:30
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  • 15:00
  • Feedstocks and production process options for maximum capacity
  • 15:00
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  • 15:30
  • A study of blendstocks availability for gasoline

- Use of MTBE versus ethanol as a blending component in ethanol - cost efficiency, production and emissions control

  • 15:30
  • -
  • 15:40
  • Questions and answers
  • 15:40
  • -
  • 16:10
  • Networking refreshments
  • 16:10
  • -
  • 16:40
  • Using coal for ethanol production in China
- Overview of production and capacity 

Session four: Technical session for new production innovations

Start End
  • 16:40
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  • 17:10
  • Sponsorship topic one
  • 17:10
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  • 17:40
  • Sponsorship topic two
  • 17:40
  • -
  • 17:50
  • Questions and answers
  • 17:50
  • -
  • 18:00
  • Chairman’s closing remarks and end of conference day one
  • 18:00
  • -
  • 19:30
  • Cocktail reception

Day one | 27 March 2018 | Tuesday

Start End
  • 08:30
  • -
  • 09:00
  • Registration and refreshments
  • 09:00
  • -
  • 09:10
  • Chairman welcome back remarks

Session five: Market study of the global ethanol landscape

Start End
  • 09:10
  • -
  • 09:40
  • Ethanol demand drivers and their latest mandates and trade routes
  • 09:40
  • -
  • 10:10
  • Geographical study of ethanol producers and their feedstock use
  • 10:10
  • -
  • 10:40
  • Global ethanol exports to China

- US and Brazil views and opinions of China’s political mandates and hefty import tariffs

- US ethanol price reduction - Will this open up the arbitrage to China?

  • 10:40
  • -
  • 10:50
  • Questions and answers
  • 10:50
  • -
  • 11:20
  • Networking refreshments
  • 11:20
  • -
  • 11:50
  • Ethanol shipping, logistics and updates on China tariffs
  • 11:50
  • -
  • 12:00
  • Questions and answers
  • 12:00
  • -
  • 12:30
  • 12:30
  • -
  • 12:40
  • 12:40
  • -
  • 14:00