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South Asia’s road to recovery post-COVID

As South Asia prepares for the new normal in a post-pandemic environment downward pressure is coming from economic uncertainty, rapid change and high volatility. The markets are in flux.

Therefore, it is vital for you to stay informed and our South Asia Virtual Forum in February will help you gain essential insights, to do just that.

Join us to hear from S&P Global Platts specialists on key critical content that will help you break down complex issues and gain clarity on fundamentals that will impact your business. Let us be your guide.

The forum will allow you to access five different tracks focusing on eight key commodity areas:

  1. Oil
  2. Petrochemicals
  3. Agriculture
  4. Metals
  5. Coal
  6. LNG
  7. Hydrogen
  8. Shipping
View the agenda now below to learn more about each track!

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Agenda

Day 2: Agriculture, Petrochemicals, Coal and Shipping

    10:00 AM

    Opening remarks

    Chairman: Praveen Kumar, Director, Client Development (Asia Pacific), S&P Global Platts

    10:10 AM

    Agriculture

    Global vegetable oil markets – a 2020-21 Overview
    Ligia Andriolo, Editor,S&P Global Platts
    Anu Das, Editor, S&P Global Platts
    George Duke,Editor, S&P Global Platts

    Petrochemicals

    China’s investment in self-sufficiency and its effect on Asian Markets
    Tess Tseng, Editor,S&P Global Platts

    10:35 AM

    Agriculture

    Sugar Analytics
    Brian Ng, Editor,S&P Global Platts

    Petrochemicals

    Asian methanol: shift in India trade flow and impact to the rest of the world
    Shivangi Acharya, Editor, S&P Global Platts

    Asian Polymers: Key developments to watch out for in 2021
    Stuti Chawla, Editor, S&P Global Platts

    11:00 AM

    Agriculture

    Q&A Session
    Ligia Andriolo, Editor, S&P Global Platts
    Anu Das, Editor, S&P Global Platts
    George Duke, Editor, S&P Global Platts
    Hetal Gandhi, Director, S&P Global Platts
    Brian Ng, Editor, S&P Global Platts

    Petrochemicals

    Analytics - marco view: olefins and aromatics
    Eshwar Yennigalla, Analyst, S&P Global Platts

    11:25 AM

    Interview with industry leader

    11:40 AM

    Agriculture

    The Pakistani and Indian rice markets: how exporters weathered 2020 and what we can expect in the rest of 2021.
    Charlotte James, Managing Editor, S&P Global Platts

    Petrochemicals

    Panel: Road to recovery – what’s next for South Asia
    Moderator:
    Ashna Mishra, Associate Editor, S&P Global Platts

    Panelists:
    Stuti Chawla, Editor, S&P Global Platts
    Mayur Patil, Associate Director, CRISIL Research
    Tess Tseng, Editor, S&P Global Platts
    Eshwar Yennigalla, Analyst, S&P Global Platts
    Shavangi Acharya, Editor, S&P Global Platts

    12:30 PM

    Break

    01:30 PM

    Interview with industry leader

    1:45 PM

    Coal

    Thermal coal’s relevance in the global energy mix and what it means for South Asia
    Deepak Kannan, Managing Editor, Thermal Coal, S&P Global Platts

    2:10 PM

    Coal

    Analytics: can Southeast Asia and Indian coal import demand continue to surge?
    Sunaina Arya, Analytics Specialist Coal, S&P Global Platts

    2:35 PM

    Shipping

    Dry bulk shipping: How are the dry markets evolving through COVID-19
    Shiram Sivaramakrishnan
    Managing Editor, S&P Global Platts
    A sea of change in container shipping: key themes and trends that are here to stay
    Baoying Ng, Global Managing Editor, Container Freight
    Bilal Abdi, Associate Editor, Asia Container Freight
    Tanker markets; Sailing through the pandemic
    Pradeep Rajan, Managing Editor, S&P Global Platts

    3:00 PM

    Closing Remarks

    Chairman: Praveen Kumar, Director, Client Development (Asia Pacific), S&P Global Platts

    3:15 PM

    South Asia Commodities Virtual Forum concludes


    Day 1: Oil, Metals, LNG/Hydrogen

      10:00 AM

      Special Opening Address

      Chairman: Gauthier Mulder, Commercial Director, S&P Global Platts

      10:20 AM

      The global economy's new normal
      Moderator:
      Mriganka Jaipuriyar, Head of News,Asia, S&P Global Platts

      Panelists:
      Dhamakirti Joshi, Chief Economist, CRISIL
      Chris Midgley, Global Head of Analytics, S&P Global Platts
      Shaun Roache, Chief Economist, S&P Global Platts Ratings

      11:10 AM

      Oil

      Analytics: refining landscape after one year of COVID-19
      Dr Kang Wu, Head of Macro, Demand, Risk and Asia Analytics, S&P Global Platts

      Metals

      Ferrous Panel Discussion
      Paul Bartholomew, Senior Editor, S&P Global Platts
      Ronnie Cecil, Raw Materials Analyst, S&P Global Market Intelligence
      Andrew Glass, Director, Avatar Commodities

      11:35 AM

      Oil

      Crude: American Gulf Coast Select (AGS)
      Esa Ramasamy, Director, Commercial Strategy Development, S&P Global Platts

      Metals

      Battery Metals
      Jiahong Ong, Associate Editor, Non-ferrous Metals, S&P Global Platts

      12:00 PM

      Break

      1:00 PM

      Oil

      Demand supply deconstruction and revival in the Middle East crude market 
      Ada Taib, Managing Editor, Coal Oil, S&P Global Platts 

      Metals

      Steel Raw Materials (Coking Coal & IO)
      Jeff Lu, Managing Editor, S&P Global Platts

      1:35 PM

      Oil

      Road and air transport fuels in Asia 
      Jonathan Nonis, Associate Editorial Director, S&P Global Platts

      Metals

      Indian Steel at a Crossroads: An update on domestic and export markets
      Ashima Tyagi, Editor, S&P Global Platts

      1:50 PM

      Interview with industry speaker

      2:10 PM

      LNG/Hydrogen

      Fundamental changes in LNG pricing and trading across international, South Asian markets
      Kenneth Foo, Regional Manager, Asia, LNG, S&P Global Platts

      2:35 PM

      LNG/Hydrogen

      Building the Chain: how global gas prices and fundamentals will interact moving forward
      Jeff Moore, LNG Analytics, S&P Global Platts

      3:00 PM

      LNG/Hydrogen

      European LNG markets and the US response to prices
      Desmond Wong Zheng Wei, Managing Editor, S&P Global Platts

      3:25 PM

      LNG/Hydrogen

      Platts hydrogen assessments: cost of production prices at key global hubs
      Jeffrey McDonald, Pricing Specialist, S&P Global Platts

      3:50 PM

      Closing remarks

      Chairman: Sudharshan Rajagopal, Senior Commercial Manager, S&P Global Platts

      4:00 PM

      End of Day One


      Note: Agenda subject to change


      Speakers

      Speaker
      ANDREW GLASS
      Director, Avatar Commodities
      Speaker
      DHAMAKIRTI JOSHI
      Chief Economist, CRISIL
      Speaker
      HETAL GANDHI
      Director, CRISIL Research
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      MAYUR PATIL
      Associate Director, CRISIL Research
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      RONNIE CECIL
      Raw Materials Analyst, S&P Global Market Intelligence
      Speaker
      ADA TAIB
      Managing Editor, Crude Oil, S&P Global Platts
      Speaker
      ANU DAS
      Editor, S&P Global Platts
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      ASHIMA TYAGI
      Editor, S&P Global Platts
      Speaker
      ASHNA MISHRA
      Associate Editor, S&P Global Platts
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      BAOYING NG
      Global Managing Editor, Container Freight, S&P Global Platts
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      BILAL ABDI
      Associate Editor, Asia Container Freight, S&P Global Platts
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      BRIAN NG
      Editor, S&P Global Platts
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      CHARLOTTE JAMES
      Managing Editor, S&P Global Platts
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      CHRIS MIDGLEY
      Global Head of Analytics, S&P Global Platts
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      DEEPAK KANNAN
      Managing Editor, Thermal Coal, S&P Global Platts
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      DESMOND ZHENG WEI WONG
      Managing Editor – European and Atlantic Basin LNG, S&P Global Platts
      Speaker
      ESHWAR YENNIGALLA
      Analyst, S&P Global Platts
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      GAUTHIER MULDER
      Commercial Director, S&P Global Platts
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      GEORGE DUKE
      Editor, S&P Global Platts
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      JEFF LU
      Managing Editor, S&P Global Platts
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      JEFF MOORE
      LNG Analytics, S&P Global Platts
      Speaker
      JEFFREY MCDONALD
      Pricing Specialist, S&P Global Platts
      Speaker
      JIAHONG ONG
      Associate Editor, Non-ferrous Metals, S&P Global Platts
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      JONATHAN NONIS
      Associate Editorial Director, S&P Global Platts
      Speaker
      KANG WU
      Head of Macro, Demand, Risk and Asia Analytics, S&P Global Platts
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      KENNETH FOO
      Regional Manager, Asia, LNG, S&P Global Platts
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      LIGIA ANDRIOLO
      Editor, S&P Global Platts
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      MRIGANKA JAIPURIYAR
      Head of News, Asia, S&P Global Platts
      Speaker
      PAUL BARTHOLOMEW
      Editorial Team Lead, S&P Global Platts
      Speaker
      PRADEEP RAJAN
      Managing Editor, S&P Global Platts
      Speaker
      PRAVEEN KUMAR
      Director, Client Development (Asia Pacific), S&P Global Platts
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      SHIVANGI ACHARYA
      Editor, S&P Global Platts
      Speaker
      SHRIRAM SIVARAMAKRISHNAN
      Managing Editor, S&P Global Platts
      Speaker
      STUTI CHAWLA
      Editor, S&P Global Platts
      Speaker
      SUDHARSHAN RAJAGOPAL
      Senior Commercial Manager, S&P Global Platts
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      SUNAINA ARYA
      Analytics Specialist Coal, S&P Global Platts
      Speaker
      TESS TSENG
      Editor, S&P Global Platts
      Speaker
      SHAUN ROACHE
      Chief Economist, S&P Global Platts Ratings


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