26 六月 - 28 六月 2019
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Argus NPK and Added Value Fertilizers Asia

  • 12:00
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  • 18:00
  • Registration and exhibition open
  • 15:30
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  • 16:30
  • Roundtable discussions
  • 17:00
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  • 17:30
  • Speed networking
Bring plenty of business cards and be prepared for two-minute conversations before the bell rings and you meet someone new. All delegates welcome!
  • 17:45
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  • 20:30
  • Drinks reception
  • 08:30
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  • 18:00
  • Registration and exhibition open
  • 09:30
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  • 09:40
  • Opening remarks from the chair Gavin Chong - VP Asia - Fertilizer Markets, Argus
  • 09:40
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  • 10:10
  • Global NPK market overview Julia Campbell - NPK Editor, Argus
  • Supply, demand and trade trends
  • Developing markets in Asia
  • New projects
  • Outlook for 2020    
  • 10:10
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  • 10:40
  • Outlook for agriculture in Vietnam in 2020 Dr. Nguyen Van Bo - Former President, Vietnam Panel on Climate Change
  • Long-term effects of low crop prices
  • Regional drive for meeting southeast Asia’s agronomic needs
  • The importance of trading and educating growers
  • Outlook for agriculture in 2020
  • 10:40
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  • 11:15
  • Coffee break
  • 11:15
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  • 12:00
  • Market overview and consumption volumes
  • Targets for achieving balanced fertilization
  • The importance of the palm oil business
  • Market expectations for 2020

Nguyen Quang Luan, Managing Director, Viet Hoa Nong – VIETAGRO
Ernest B Ganga, Assistant Vice-President Marketing, Atlas Fertilizer Corporation

  • 12:00
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  • 12:30
  • Outlook for the Chinese NPK market Nan Zheng - Business Development Director, China XLX Fertilizer l Henan Xinlianxin Fertilizer Co
  • Expected production capacities and export volumes in 2019-20
  • Market drivers
  • Implications of the Chinese export tax removal
  • 12:30
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  • 14:00
  • Lunch
  • 14:00
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  • 14:30
  • Water-Soluble fertilizer demand in China and Southeast Asia Will Li - General Manager Assistant, Hebei Monband Water Soluble Fertilizer
  • Will micronutrients grow with WSFs?
  • Market size in China
  • Outlook for WSFs in southeast Asia    
  • 14:30
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  • 15:00
  • Water-Soluble fertilizers for improving nutrient use efficiency in Myanmar (Burma) Tin Maung Aye - Senior Adviser, International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI)
  • Regional market overview
  • Growth prospects for WSFs
  • Future market drivers
  • 15:00
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  • 15:30
  • Coffee
  • 15:30
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  • 16:00
  • Adding value to NPKs: Market prospects for added value and specialty fertilizers in Southeast Asia Vachirasak Arjananont (Tudtu) - General Manager, Charlee SPC Co
  • Consumption trends for premium products
  • Crop deficiencies in southeast Asia
  • Market opportunities for added-value fertilizer producers

  • 16:00
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  • 16:30
  • The market for specialty fertilizers in India Madhab Adhikari - Associate Vice President
  • Market size for specialty and added value fertilizers in India
  • Demand drivers
  • Opportunities for growth
  • 16:45
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  • 19:30
  • Drinks reception
  • 09:00
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  • Registration open and coffee served
  • 09:20
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  • 09:30
  • Chair's opening remarks Gavin Chong - Vice-President Asia, Fertilizer Markets, Argus
  • 09:30
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  • 10:00
  • Managing the environmental impacts of Fertilizers A/Prof Hoang Thi Thai Hoa - Head of Soil Science Department and Senior Lecturer, Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry
  • Assessing environmental impacts on vegetable and rice crops
  • The impact of nitrogen on greenhouse emissions
  • Improving nitrogen use efficiency and adjusting application methods
  • 10:00
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  • 10:30
  • Impacts of abiotic stresses on crops in Southeast Asia and mitigation by plant nutrition Rolf Härdter - Head of Agronomy and Advisory, K+S KALI
  • Occurrence of drought and heat stresses Southeast Asia and their implications
  • Widespread aluminium toxicity, threat to high crop production
  • The role of K and Mg in the mitigation of these abiotic stresses
  • The importance of stakeholders in adopting new formulas for long-term improvement


  • 10:30
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  • 11:00
  • Fertilizer management for major crops in Vietnam Chon Quang Nguyen, PhD - Deputy Head of Soil Science Department, Institute of Agricultural Sciences for Southern Vietnam (IAS)
  • Overview of characteristics of major soil group and major crop production
  • Fertilizer consumption, supply and demand
  • Fertilizer use efficiency
  • 11:00
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  • 11:30
  • Coffee
  • 11:30
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  • 12:00
  • Fertilizer recommendations for rice crops in Asia Bijay Singh - Department of Soil Science, Punjab Agricultural University
  • The importance of application timing and nutrient management
  • Developing solutions for modern agriculture
  • 11:35
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  • 11:55
  • Overcoming crop deficiencies in Thailand with specialty fertilizers
  • Deficiencies in the region
  • Soil fertility management practices for improved nutrient use efficiency
  • Regional consumption drivers

  • 12:30
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  • 13:00
  • The market for enhanced efficiency fertilizers in Asia Helen Gu - Business Development Manager Fertilizer Additives, Solvay Specialty Chemicals
  • Fertilizer inhibitors and value added additives
  • Stabilized fertilizer market overview in Asia pacific
  • State-of-art technology of fertilizer inhibitors
  • Opportunities and challenges for stabilized fertilizer in Asia
       
  • 13:00
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  • 14:00
  • Lunch
  • 14:30
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  • End of conference