South Asia Market Update -
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EVERY TUESDAY 11AM IST TIME STARTING 21ST APRIL

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April 21st – July 7th, 2020

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Online

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Complimentary

S&P Global Platts

COVID 19 outbreak, India lockdown, uncertainty in the markets. During these volatile times we remain committed to showcasing insights and empower informed decision making. Which is why S&P Global Platts will be running a series of weekly South Asia Market Update sessions from 21st April to 7th July to keep you abreast of the latest developments and impacts of the current market environment in South Asia across all major commodities

These 45-min weekly South Asia Market Updates will be held every Tuesday from 11.00am IST with ample time for Q&A.

Pre-registration requirement

Due to capacity constraints, only pre-registered delegates will be allowed to attend the South Asia Market Update. Registration for each South Asia Market Update will close 72 hours before the session.

If you have any specific questions, please contact Elisha Low.



Agenda

April 21, Tuesday,
11.00 – 11.45am IST

Completed: Market Update and Impact on South Asia – Americas Crude

  • COVID 19 Impact on US Crude Oil Market
  • Impact on shale oil production
  • Impact on US Crude Oil exports

Esa Ramasamy, Global Director - Development/SME

April 28, Tuesday,
11.00 – 11.45am IST

Completed: Market Update and Impact on South Asia – WAF and European Crudes

  • Market update in light of 2020 volatility

John-Laurent Tronche, Market Engagement Manager, Europe and Africa

May 5, Tuesday,
11.00 – 11.45am IST

Completed: Market Update and Impact on South Asia – Middle-East Crude and Refined Products

  • Middle East crude market dynamics update
  • Update on Platts MOC activity
  • Platts Middle East Crude Oil Methodology update

Dan Colover, Market Engagement Manager,
Middle East

Gurdeep Singh, Associate Editorial Director, Crude oil Marine Fuels

May 12, Tuesday,
11.00 – 11.45am IST

Completed: Market Update and Impact on South Asia – East of Suez Products

  • Review market trends of light and middle distillates over the past year
  • A look at demand destruction from the Coronavirus outbreak
  • Discuss impact on transport fuels and the aviation sector
  • A look at the recent collapse in global crude oil prices and its pricing impact on refined products

Su Yeen Cheong, Managing Editor for Asia and Middle East Clean Products Markets

Wendy Cheong, Managing Editor, Asia & Middle East Light Ends

May 19, Tuesday
11.00 – 11.45am IST

Completed: Market Update and Impact on South Asia – Indian Domestic Crude

  • Newly launched market parity prices of three Indian crude oil grades to meet the industry's requirement for price references of crude grades that are produced and refined within the country
  • From April 1, S&P Global Platts publishes daily MPP and monthly averages for Cambay, Ravva and Rajasthan grades
  • Learn more about the market parity prices model, how they are derived and how it is relevant in the current market environment

Ada Taib, Managing Editor of Asia and Middle East Crude Oil

Gurdeep Singh, Associate Editorial Director – Oil

May 26, Tuesday,
11.00 – 11.45am IST

Completed: Market Update and Impact on South Asia – LNG

  • Evolving LNG landscape in India and Asia due to crude oil price drop and COVID-19 outbreak
  • Analyzing different pricing trends and changes in trade flows
  • Update on Platts Asia LNG MOC developments and burgeoning growth in JKM derivatives

Srijan Kanoi, LNG Pricing Specialist, S&P Global Platts

June 2, Tuesday
11.00 – 11.45am IST

Completed: Market Update and Impact on South Asia – Polyolefins Complex

  • Challenges and opportunities transforming the Polyolefins markets
  • Current market dynamics – Impact of the Coronavirus outbreak
  • India market overview and outlook

Heng Hui, Senior Editor, Petrochemical Markets

June 9, Tuesday,
11.00 – 11.45am IST

Registration Closed: Market Update and Impact on South Asia – Aromatics Complex

  • Rising volatility in oil and petrochemicals sees aromatics derivatives volume soar
  • Economic fears and the future of Asia supply-demand in the aftermath of the COVID-19 outbreak

Regina Sher, Senior Specialist, Price Assessments

June 16, Tuesday,
11.00 – 11.45am IST

Market Update and Impact on South Asia – Tankers

  • What’s in store in times of COVID-19
  • Changing tanker trading landscape
  • How are South Asian freight buyers impacted
  • Freight movement vis-à-vis floating storage business

Pradeep Rajan, Senior Managing Editor, Asia Pacific Shipping & Freight

June 23, Tuesday,
11.00 – 11.45am IST

Market Update and Impact on South Asia – Thermal Coal and Freight

  • Relevance of coal across Asia
  • Trends at major suppliers like Indonesia and Australia
  • Emerging suppliers like Russia, Colombia and other regions and their relevance in Asia
  • Importance of relevant price assessments
  • Outlook of supply/demand centres
  • Impact of coal and freight for South Asia

Fred Wang, Associate Editor, Thermal Coal

Shriram Sivaramakrishnan, Editor, Shipping and Freight

June 30, Tuesday,
11.00 – 11.45am IST

Market Update and Impact on South Asia – Steel Complex and Freight

  • Expectations for steel and iron ore prices and demand in Q3? Will China’s steel production rebound from Covid-19 in the second half of 2020?
  • What can we expect from global steel trade in H2 and how could it impact South Asia?
  • How did COVID-19 impact on the global demand for seaborne met coal? Will China remain the clearing market and the only bright spot compared to others?  
  • Seaborne metallurgical coal market outlook for 2H 2020 and its impact on freight

Paul Bartholomew, Head of Metals News & Insight, Asia-Pacific

Jeffery Lu, Managing Editor, Metallurgical Coal

Shriram Sivaramakrishnan, Editor, Shipping and Freight

July 7, Tuesday,
11.00 – 11.45am IST

Market Update and Impact on South Asia – Aluminum Complex and Freight

  • An overview of the current state of play for Alumina
  • What is the Alumina outlook in the coming months?
  • Market updates on Asia aluminum premiums
  • Impact of freight market and alumina tradeflows

Paul Bartholomew, Head of Metals News & Insight, Asia-Pacific

Joanna Lim, Senior Metals Editor

Xinyue (Joyce) Zhang, Associate Editor, Asia Non-Ferrous Metals

Shriram Sivaramakrishnan, Editor, Shipping and Freight