Global Economy: Its Impact on the industry in Russia & the CIS - Government policy and independent market forecasts for 2014 and beyond.
- Russian steel industry: key strategies for the sector's stable development
Industry Leaders’ Debate - Company CEOs and policy-makers will address the key issues in frank discussion:
Staying profitable and competitive; Foreign acquisitions; High commodity prices vs. extreme volatility; Government support - to name but a few.
Export Markets – Market updates followed by a discussion on export opportunities to China, Korea, Japan and the CIS.
- Special focus on China: with a 45% share of global production the plans and policies of China are crucial. An overview of Chinese exports and priorities.
- Ukraine’s rising steel trade with Turkey: with volumes increasing year on year where are the new opportunities?
Rare Earth Metals in focus – As China restricts its exports, can Russia's Atomic Energy Agency enter...
...this unpredictable yet lucrative market? An analysis of future development of rare earth metals in Russia and the CIS
Keynote Session: Government Policy & Industry Overview - Update on domestic developments
State Policy – how is the Russian Natural Resources Ministry changing its policy on the size of strategic discoveries, taxation and foreign-domestic partnerships?
Question Time Session with Industry leaders and Policy-makers - Audience questions on key topics of the day...
...will be debated by leading CEOs and government officials.
Project Updates: Precious Metals Majors speak of new developments: What are the 2014 production plans...
for the Russian heavyweights? Project updates by key players – Petropavlovsk, Polymetal, Nord Gold, Norilsk Nickel