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**IMPORTANT**
UKRAINIAN AGRIBUSINESS FORUM POSTPONED to

23 - 25 April 2014
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LEADING AGROHOLDINGS 2014
LEADING AGROHOLDINGS 2014
Yuri Davydov Chairman of the Board Creative Group
Ihor Petrashko Deputy CEO Ukrlandfarming
Vladyslava Rutytska Deputy CEO Mriya Agroholding
Roman Nasirov Deputy Chairman of the Board State Food and Grain Corporation
POLICY & REGULATION
Yuri Merkulov Head of Commercial Department Ukrainian Railways
Taras Kutoviy Managing Director A1 Investment Company
Sevki Acuner Director in Ukraine EBRD
Svitlana Skosyrska Chairwoman of the Board State Land Bank
COMMODITY EXPORTS
Olexander Vasylchenko Commercial Director Portinvest
Yuri Zastavny Project Director Bunge
Roman Nasirov Deputy Chairman of the Board State Food and Grain Corporation
Volodymyr Osadchuk General Director Noble Resources Ukraine
NEW SPEAKERS IN 2014
Halyna Kovtok Chief Operational Officer Ukrlandfarming
Olena Vorona CFO and Member of the Board Agrotrade
Gelena Sevruk General Director Agro-Soyuz
Oksana Kudlay Director of Purchasing Department Harveast
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FOCUS DAY Export of commodities

Transportation and logistics, trading, capacity utilisation of silos and terminals, boosting potential of export infrastructure.

Growth strategies for agriholdings

Intergrating newly-acquired assets, maintaining quality standards across the board, tools for efficiency and productivity. Synegries of a vertically-integrated business.

Technological innovation and responsible management

Energy- and resource saving. Precision farming, plant protection systems, seeds. Prospects for GMO in Ukraine. 

Pocily-making in agribusiness

Strategy, taxes, certification, draft legislation, land reform, access to export, DISCUSSION on food safety 

 

Agribusiness in Ukraine 2014: boosting efficiency, introducing technologies and responsible management

The Agribusiness in Ukraine 2014 agenda will feature:

Ukraine on the global food markets. Outcomes of the 2013 record harvest, impact on Ukraine's food producers. FTA with EU, what does it mean for agribusiness. Breaking into EU food market, standards harmonisation. Black Sea grain regional union, prospects.

State strategy. Legislature and regulation. Tax regime: scrapping one-window tax? Certification. Overview of legislative initiatives. Mandate of the State Land Bank. Land reform prospects. Restoring the capacity of Ukraine’s irrigation system

Ukrainian agrarian holdings: managing growth. Integrating new assets. How to maintain uniform operational and quality standards? To raise productivity? Synergies of a vertically integrated holding, case study.

Technological innovation and responsible management. Resource- and energy saving. Precision farming and its use in Ukraine. Minimum soil treatment technologies Seeds. Fertilizers.GMO: prospects for Ukraine. Agricultural machinery: how to saturate growing demand? Best practices of responsible management.

Financial strategy and access to finance. Hedging risks. Key hedging instruments in the environment of sharp downfall of commodity prices? How to build IR function? Forward contracts and options. Export finance and leasing. To what extend are they being used? Role of institutional investors.


List of participating companies in 2014:

State Land Bank AgriPersonnel US Embassy in Ukraine Ukragroleasing Harveast Ward Howell Dentons Europe State Veterinary and Phyto-Sanitary Service of Ukraine Institute of Food Biotechnology and Genomics, NAS Ukraine Clearing House Bank
Universum FG Danube Energy Ventures Kft KTG Agrar AG DLA Piper Ukraine LLC Agro LV Limited EY State Inspection for Agriculture of Ukraine APK Corporation Svarog West Darnitsa Pharmaceautical Company
Agrarian Commodity Exchange B.C.Toms & Co Agrosvit Creative Group Prometey TIS Group Kyiv-Dniprovske MPPZT Centre for Transport Strategies American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine (Chamber) Ministry of Taxes and Revenues of Ukraine
Mriya Baker Tilly Ukraine Nika-Tera Informa Agra Brooklin-Kiev Ukrainian Railways British Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce (BUCC) Ukrainian Agrarian Investment IFC Gras Savoye Ukraine
Milkiland, Veres Adept Group Logistgroup Agrotrade Portinvest Holding Etnoproduct TACO Credit Agricole Danone Ukraine Deloitte Ukraine
Syngenta TOV Brokbusinessbank Fozzy Group Ukrainian Agrarian Confederation EBRD Bunge Ukraine Credit Dnepr Bank Agrogeneration Razgulay Group Rostok Holding
ELKO Kiev Agrоkultura Suedzucker AG Mannheim/Ochsenfurt Vasil Kisil & Partners Cimbria Unigrain A/S Russia Partners Ukrlandfarming France Diplomatie State Food and Grain Corporation of Ukraine Ukrainian Grain Association
Hermes-trading IST AGRO SERVICE Organic Standard Noble Resources Ukraine Agro-Soyuz UCSS

SEE IT UNFOLDING

INTERVIEW ON STAGE with Roman Nasirov, Deputy Chairman of the State Food and Grain Corporation of Ukraine What are the key building blocks of a successful transport and logistics strategy? Moderator: Sergiy Vovk, Director, Centre for Transport Strategies

DISCUSSION ON STAGE How to stimulate investment into the development of commodity export terminals in Ukraine?

Panellists: Andrey Stavnitser, General Director, TIS Group; Yuri Skichko, Director, Hermes-Trading; Vitaly Shram, Trading Director, Bunge Ukraine; Andriy Tovstopyat, consultant, Centre for Transport Strategies

 DISCUSSION ON STAGE Food safety and food quality control. Policy-making and industry’s best practices.

Moderator: Yuriy Zvazhenko, IFC

Panellists:  Galyna Lylyk, QA Director, Danone Ukraine; Taras Kutoviy, First Deputy Head, Committee on Agrarian Policy and Land Issues, Verkhovna Rada

DISCUSSION ON STAGE The balancing act of rapid growth. How to maintain uniformity of standards and quality of end-product in diversified Ukrainian agrarian holdings?

Moderator: George Logush, Vice Rector, UCA; Member of the Board, Milkiland, Veres

Panellists: Vladyslava Rutytska, Deputy General Director, Mriya; Gelena Sevruk, General Director, Agro-Soyuz; Igor Buchatskiy, Managing Director, Ukraine, Agrоkultura

 

 

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