2020年1月13-14日
新加坡, Pan Pacific Singapore

Argus Chlor-Alkali Asia


議程

  • 09:00
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  • 09:30
  • Registration and refreshments
  • 09:20
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  • 09:30
  • Chairperson’s opening remarks and antitrust reminder George Eisenhauer - Editor, Chlor-Alkali Americas, Argus
  • 09:20
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  • 10:10
  • Where do Asian caustic soda and chlorine derivatives fit in the global chlor-alkali market? Bernard Law - Editor, Asia, Argus Chlor-Alkali and Derivatives
  • Products and qualities in the market: US, Asia, Middle East and Europe
  • New projects and capacities on the market
  • Shifts and developments of the biggest trading partners with Asia
  • 10:00
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  • 10:30
  • Blue sky action plan: How is tighter environmental standards for industry changing the Chinese the market? Lily Wang - Chief Editor, China Chlor-Alkali Industry Association
  • Measures and regulations creating risks for producers
  • Capacity closures: How has the end-use and chlor-alkali manufacturers been impacted so far?
  • How strict will environment policy in China be against manufacturing sectors and what does this mean for industrials’ margins, going forward?
  • 10:30
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  • 10:40
  • Question and Answer
  • 10:40
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  • 11:30
  • Speed networking and morning refreshments Have your namecards at the ready!
  • 11:30
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  • 12:00
  • What is driving fast demand growth in Southeast Asia? Raj Nadarajah - Senior Manager, CCM Chemicals
  • How is Southeast Asia performing against other regions?
  • Existing balance between supply and demand
  • Shifts in trade flows and what are the drivers of price fluctuations?
  • 12:00
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  • 12:30
  • Can India become a net exporter and how could this disrupt Asian market dynamics? Mayank Shekhar Sharmar - Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Grasim Industries Ltd
  • Which markets are potential export opportunities for Indian products?
  • Expansion plans: Capacities, investments and challenges
  • Where does Indian chlorine go? Which sectors are using it?
  • 12:30
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  • 13:00
  • Northeast Asian spotlight: Is there a competitive advantage for Northeast Asia products? Rajesh Shethia - Market Analyst, Hiranyavarnaam Alkalis
  • Capacities and related costs in Northeast Asian markets
  • How does energy and oil impact the competitive nature of production in Northeast Asia
  • Where are the opportunities for exports for these products?
  • 13:00
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  • 13:10
  • Question and Answer
  • 13:10
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  • 14:30
  • Lunch break
  • 14:30
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  • 15:00
  • Blockchain and business transformation - how fintech innovation is changing bulk commodity trades Soeren Duvier - Advisor, TradeFlow Capital
  • An overview of blockchain and how it is changing traditional business models
  • Applying blockchain to your business
  • The future of commodity trading platforms and the role of fintech innovation
  • 15:00
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  • 15:20
  • Developments in ethylene supply market and implications for caustic soda Mahua Chakravarty - Petrochemical Market Editor, Asia, Argus
  • 15:20
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  • 15:30
  • Question and Answer
  • 15:30
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  • 16:10
  • Panel: Asian intraregional competition: How are the regional discrepancies in chlor-alkali supply developing? Argus, CCM Chemicals, Grasim Industries, Hiranyavarnaam Alkalis
  • Qualities and trade of regional products: China, North East Asia, India, South East Asia
  • Are there currently competitive advantages of North East Asian products?
  • Are consumers changing the buying behaviours? Is there a shift to higher quality caustic soda?

Moderator: 
Bernard Law, Editor, Chlor-Alkali, Asia, Argus

Panelists:
Raja Segaran, Product Manager, CCM Chemicals
Mayank Shekhar Sharmar, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Grasim Industries Ltd
Rajesh Shethia, Market Analyst, Hiranyavarnaam Alkalis



  • 16:10
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  • 16:20
  • Question and Answer
  • 16:20
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  • 16:25
  • Closing remarks George Eisenhauer - Editor, Chlor-Alkali Americas, Argus
  • 16:25
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  • 18:00
  • Networking high tea Join fellow attendees for an afternoon high-tea and enjoy more networking over drinks and canapes
  • 09:00
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  • 09:20
  • Morning coffee and refreshments
  • 09:20
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  • 09:30
  • Chairperson’s opening remarks and antitrust reminder Bernard Law - Editor, Chlor-Alkali, Asia, Argus
  • 09:30
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  • 10:00
  • Global overview of chlor-alkali market: demand and supply drivers George Eisenhauer - Editor, Chlor-Alkali Americas, Argus
  • A review of global chlor-alkali trading dynamics
  • What are the key drivers for caustic soda and chlorine?
  • Where will new opportunities and/or challenges come from?
  • 10:00
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  • 10:30
  • Outlook on chemical transport and distribution Hu Qing - Lead Analyst, Drewry
  • Global economic growth and impact on chemical tanker market
  • Where are we seeing significant areas of growth?
  • Implications for charter rates and costs for chlor-alkali trade
  • 10:30
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  • 10:40
  • Question and Answer
  • 10:40
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  • 11:10
  • Case study: New lithium projects and the need for caustic soda Andrea Valentini - Principal, Consulting Services, Argus
  • Market drivers for lithium demand
  • New capacities for lithium in Asia
  • What are the implications for caustic soda demand from lithium manufacturers?
  • 11:00
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  • 11:30
  • Developments and opportunities in hydrogen and fuel cell technologies Dr Ding Ovi Lian - Programme Director - Fuel Cells, Energy Research Institute @ NTU
  • Brief introduction to hydrogen and fuel cell technologies
  • Challenges and opportunities in hydrogen economy
  • Converting waste hydrogen from chlor-alkali plants into energy
  • 11:40
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  • 11:50
  • Question and Answer
  • 11:50
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  • 12:00
  • Chairperson’s closing remarks Bernard Law - Editor, Chlor-Alkali, Asia, Argus
  • 12:00
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  • 14:30
  • Networking lunch and close of conference

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