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Argus Asia Fertilizer 2018 | 11-13 April |Beijing


*This agenda is subject to change.

Wednesday 11 April


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


Registration and Exhibition Opens


Plenary Session: Market Update and Growth Opportunities


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)
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
NPK Fertilizer Market Developments
- Factors impacting NPK costs
- Export tax policy developments
- New production outlook

Xu Qinzheng, Vice President, Stanley
12.40 - 14.00 
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


Registration and Exhibition Opens

Exploring South East Asia 

09.20 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

Carl Roache,
Editor - Asia Fertilizers, Argus
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

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 
Outlook for the Evolving Fertilizer Market in Vietnam
- Market overview
- New capacity
- Domestic duty policy impacts
- Outlook for 2018

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

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