14 октября - 16 октября 2020
Virtual Conference

Argus Fertilizer Live - Virtual Conference

Agenda - BRT (Brasilia Time)  

Wednesday, 14 October

Key Outlooks - East of Suez Timezone

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  • 01:00 BRT
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  • 02:00 BRT
  • Key Outlooks for Raw Materials
 
  • 03:00 BRT
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  • 04:00 BRT
  • Key Market Outlooks for Finished Products Carl Roache - Senior Editor, Fertilizers – Asia, Argus
 

Key Outlooks - West of Suez Timezone

Время начала Время завершения
  • 10:00 BRT
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  • 11:00 BRT
  • Key Outlooks for Raw Materials
 
  • 12:00 BRT
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  • 13:00 BRT
  • Key Market Outlooks for Finished Products
 

Thursday, 15 October

Keynote Panel - Asia

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  • 01:00 BRT
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  • 02:00 BRT
  • Keynote Panel: The Future of Fertilizer in Asia

The Fertilizer industry plays a key role in global agribusinesses covid-19 crisis has heightened awareness for the importance of the food chain in the future and the need for its safeguarding. In this session, panellists will discuss how consumer attitudes, economic and environmental pressures are changing, and what this means for the fertilizer industry looking to and beyond, recovery from the pandemic.  

  • Covid-19: Assessing the impact of the crisis on the fertilizer industry, what has changed? What hasn’t?  
  • The role of fertilizers in the global agribusiness supply chain: changing end-consumer attitudes and what this means for the industry 
  • Business strategies for dealing with economic and environmental pressures in the fertilizer market 

Moderator:

Zhai Jidong, Vice President, Kingenta Ecological Engineering Group Company

Chinese Fertilizer Market

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  • 04:00 BRT
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  • 04:30 BRT
  • The Chinese Fertilizer Market’s Impact on Global Market Trends
  • Self-sufficient producer and major global supplier: what will the impact of covid-19 be on the competitiveness of Chinese fertilizer products on the global market? 
  • Zero growth in fertilizer consumption: what does that mean for consumption in China?
  • Challenges for exporting extra capacity Will consolidation help tighten a market that is oversupplied and global implications? 

 

Self-sufficiency in the Indian Fertilizer Market

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  • 04:30 BRT
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  • 05:00 BRT
  • The Drive for Greater Self-Sufficiency in the Indian Fertilizer Market: Assessing Feasibility and Implications for Global Suppliers
  • India’s fertilizer policy initiatives: crucial changes to the rules and the opportunities these present within global market  
  • New opportunities to enter the Indian market and thus increasing competitiveness  
  • Plans for production: How will the covid-19 crisis change the supply of fertilizers in India?  

Keynote Panel - EMEA

Время начала Время завершения
  • 06:00 BRT
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  • 07:00 BRT
  • Keynote Panel: The Future of Fertilizer EMEA

The Fertilizer industry plays a key role in global agribusinesses covid-19 crisis has heightened awareness for the importance of the food chain in the future and the need for its safeguarding. In this session, panellists will discuss how consumer attitudes, economic and environmental pressures are changing, and what this means for the fertilizer industry looking to and beyond, recovery from the pandemic.  

  • Covid-19: Assessing the impact of the crisis on the fertilizer industry, what has changed? What hasn’t?  
  • The role of fertilizers in the global agribusiness supply chain: changing end-consumer attitudes and what this means for the industry 
  • Business strategies for dealing with economic and environmental pressures in the fertilizer market 

The European Green Deal

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  • 08:00 BRT
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  • 09:00 BRT
  • The European Green Deal: What Does it Mean for Fertilizers and Agriculture?
  • Expectations and outlooks: how to interpret the Green deal - what does new regulation really mean for fertilizer market players?  
  • Will the ‘Farm-to-Fork’ strategy put European farming out of competitiveness – what are the implications for the fertilizer industry for reducing the amount of fertilizer used? 
  • Global implications: the risk of creating global imbalances in trade 

Moderator:

David Maher, Editor – Europe, Argus

Speaker:

Jacob Hansen, Director General, Fertilizers Europe 

Safeguarding the Fertilizer Industry in Africa

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  • 10:00 BST
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  • 10:30 BST
  • Safeguarding the Fertilizer Industry in West Africa in the Time of Covid-19
  • Industry, government and association efforts to secure fertilizer supply and distribution during lockdown and beyond 
  • Changing lead times for fertilizer orders? Transportation availability and infrastructure challenges  
  • An overview of demand for fertilizers in West Africa

Keynote Panel - Americas

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  • 11:00 BRT
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  • 12:00 BRT
  • Keynote panel: The Future of Fertilizer Americas

The Fertilizer industry plays a key role in global agribusinesses covid-19 crisis has heightened awareness for the importance of the food chain in the future and the need for its safeguarding. In this session, panellists will discuss how consumer attitudes, economic and environmental pressures are changing, and what this means for the fertilizer industry looking to and beyond, recovery from the pandemic.  

  • Covid-19: Assessing the impact of the crisis on the fertilizer industry, what has changed? What hasn’t?  
  • The role of fertilizers in the global agribusiness supply chain: changing end-consumer attitudes and what this means for the industry 
  • Business strategies for dealing with economic and environmental pressures in the fertilizer market 

Brazil Fertilizer Industry

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  • 13:00 BRT
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  • 14:00 BRT
  • A Continental Market: Brazil’s Increasing Importance to the Global Fertilizer Industry
  • Challenges and opportunities for entering the Brazilian fertilizer industry
  • Asia’s main fertilizer export market growth and trends: Latin America and Brazil
  • Assessing the impacts of covid-19: the implications of weak exchange rates for import dependencies  

 

Panelists:

Anderson Galvão, CEO, Celeres

Vertical Integration in the Fertilizer Value Chain

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  • 16:00 BST
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  • 17:00 BST
  • Vertical Integration and Consolidation of a Global Market for Fertilizers
  • What does vertical integration in the fertilizer value chain mean for producers’ strategies? 
  • The challenges and opportunities for other players in value chain 
  • What does this mean for different regions and demand centres in terms of raw materials and finished fertilizer products? 

Speaker

Mike Nash, Senior Editor - Fertilizers, Argus Media

Friday, 16 October

NPKs in Asia

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  • 01:00 BRT
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  • 02:00 BRT
  • NPKs: Evolving Specifications in Asia – The Largest Consumer Market in the World
  • What does vertical integration in the fertilizer value chain mean for producers’ strategies? 
  • The challenges and opportunities for other players in value chain 
  • What does this mean for different regions and demand centres in terms of raw materials and finished fertilizer products? 

Trade Policy Scenarios

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  • 04:00 BRT
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  • 05:00 BRT
  • Examining Trade Policy Scenarios Affecting the European Fertilizer Market and by Implication Global Trends
  • Changes to fertilizer trade flows with the imposition of new duties and anti-dumping measures on fertilizers in Ukraine, the challenge for Russian producers  
  • Will the Brexit transition period last beyond 2020? What will the implications be for the fertilizer industry?  
  • The role of varying environmental and sustainability policies across different regions: what are the implications for trade in the global fertilizer market?  

Moderator: 

David Maher, Editor – Europe, Argus 

Africa in a Global Context

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  • 06:00 BRT
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  • 07:00 BRT
  • Africa in a Global Context: Safeguarding an Important Demand Centre
  • The importance of financing mechanisms to support fertilizer consumption and distribution across the value chain  
  • Governmental and key industry players’ initiatives to safeguard fertilizer consumption with a view to ensuring food security in the African continent through subsidies and other initiatives 
  • New project developments and capacity changes: adapting to potential changes in demand 

Shipping and Transportation

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  • 08:00 BRT
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  • 09:00 BRT
  • A Truly Global Market for Fertilizers: Shipping in the Supply Chain
  • Balancing current lower costs of shipping and transportation with closures, restrictions and safety measures at ports due to covid-19 – tracking regional impacts and delivered price changes  
  • Modernisation trends – impact disruption in operational performance closures might have on the balance of idling capacity 
  • A predominantly seaborne transport market for fertilizers: shipping in the digital era and how technology use has been boosted during the covid-19 crisis – what will the fertilizer industry see next? 

Spotlight on Green Ammonia

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  • 10:00 BRT
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  • 11:00 BRT
  • Spotlight on Green Ammonia: Assessing Opportunities in the Fertilizer Market and Beyond
  • Evaluating long-term prospects of green hydrogen-based applications: the creation of new markets and opportunities for investment 
  • What role will fertilizer producers play in the fast-growing market for carbon free fuels?
  • The possibility of creating a fully carbon free agricultural supply chain
  • Developing pilot plants and new green ammonia projects: experiences so far and what is next?

Digital transformation

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  • 16:00 BRT
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  • 17:00 BRT
  • Transforming the Fertilizer Industry through Digitalisation
  • What does digitalisation look like for the fertilizer industry? From plant to plant  
  • The increasing prevalence of B2B platforms and what this means for fertilizer distribution  
  • Unlocking value at scale and ensuring co-operation across the supply chain: sharing information and data collection 

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