Platts Metals

Singapore Metals

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April 25, 2017
1:30 pm - 6 pm

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Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay

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Platts Metals

S&P Global Platts will be hosting our Platts Singapore Metals Forum 2017 in Singapore on April 25, 2017.

Join our senior editors and analysts at the forum as they share their insights on key topics affecting the metals markets. Exploring in detail the issues facing Asia markets, Platts Metals Forum also provides the perfect opportunity to ask our editors about Platts metals methodologies and benchmarks.

This complimentary event plays a central part in our commitment to further connect the metals markets, facilitating the exchange of genuine value between you, your peers and Platts.


Vishal Kulkarni


Associate Director
S&P Global Ratings

Keith Tan


Senior Managing Editor, Steel & Raw Materials
S&P Global Platts

Edwin Yeo


Senior Managing Editor, Metals
S&P Global Platts

Sui Ling Phang

Sui Ling

Team Leader, Metals
S&P Global Platts

Alina Wills


Senior Commodities Research Analyst
S&P Global Platts

Tim Hard


Managing Director
The Steel Index

Oscar Tarneberg


Regional Manager Asia
The Steel Index


1:30 pm


2:00 pm

Welcome Remarks

2:15 pm

Global Ferrous Outlook

  • Supply Demand balance Iron Ore and steel
  • Outlook for Metal & Mining producers

Vishal Kulkarni, Associate Director, S&P Global Ratings

2:45 pm

China's supply-side reforms and impact on steel markets

Keith Tan, Senior Managing Editor, Steel & Raw Materials, S&P Global Platts

3:15 pm

Seaborne vs Domestic: Fighting for met coal dominance in the China market

Edwin Yeo, Senior Managing Editor, Metals, S&P Global Platts

3:45 pm

Coffee Break

4 pm

Global iron ore market in evolution

Sui Ling Phang, Team Leader, Metals, S&P Global Platts

4:30 pm

Changing market dynamics of iron ore looking at brands, grade and Value In Use

  • New and current brand assessments
  • Value In Use comparison of major brands
  • Iron ore product trends

Alina Wills, Senior Commodities Research Analyst, S&P Global Platts

5 pm

The Steel Index: "More than Ore"

  • 62% Benchmark TSI spec change: paper market acceptance, implications for physical market
  • Floating prices: Where financial and physical markets meet
  • Ferrous Scrap derivatives take off provides full raw material hedging options for steelmakers
  • PHCC FOB Australia Coking Coal: new paper liquidity, implications for physical market
  • Global game changer: Asian steel market in early stages of index adoption

Tim Hard, Managing Director, The Steel Index
Oscar Tarneberg, Regional Manager Asia, The Steel Index

5:45 pm

Questions and Answers

6 pm

Post Forum Networking Session

8 pm

End of Day

Agenda subject to change


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