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GTR Asia Trade & Treasury Week 2018

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GTR’s Asia Trade & Treasury Week returned to Singapore on September 4-7, 2018, reflecting on a momentous year for global trade and developments in the Asian market. Welcoming a record-breaking total of over 1,100 delegates, the event reaffirmed its status as the largest international gathering for the trade, commodity, fintech and treasury markets.

Benefitting from the use of multiple streams, coverage at the event focused on a range of topics and markets, whilst a variety of formats (breakouts, workshops, debates, formal launches, speed-networking) provided excellent opportunities for engagement and knowledge sharing with a number of exciting new market entrants. Perhaps the culmination of this was our Day 2 Tradetech Showcase Competition, held in partnership with GTR Ventures. Congratulations to AgriDigital, the successful winner of this year’s competition!

With trade now in the headlines more than ever before, plans for GTR Asian events for 2019 are in full swing. Don’t miss the early booking discount for our next event, taking place in Mumbai, India in February 2019 – click here to reserve your place!

 

2018 Post-event media kit will be available soon!

Highlights included:

  • Keynote address by Enterprise Singapore: Singapore’s regional leadership
  • Official launch: Global Trade Professionals Alliance (GTPA) and announcements
  • Official launch: The new ADB Regulatory Scorecard
  • Workshop: New trends in corporate treasury
  • Workshop: Funds, new finance sources and the distribution of trade assets
  • Blockchain case studies: Moving beyond proof of concept
  • Breakout groups: Sector-based focus groups on corporate and bank perspectives
  • Speed-networking sessions: A special networking session that will provide the opportunity for delegates to hold private meetings with representatives from a range of different ‘disruptors‘ (Contact us to secure your meeting time)
  • Tradetech Showcase Competition

 

Who attended?

  • Local and international banks
  • Multinationals and SMEs
  • Independent financiers
  • Commodity brokers and traders
  • Insurers and risk managers
  • Lawyers and consultants
  • Fintech providers
  • ECAs & multilaterals

 

New to this year’s event

GTR Debating Chamber
A new format unveiled at this year’s GTR Asia Trade & Treasury Week,
GTR’s Debating Chamber will incorporate a debate format whereby speakers will argue
their viewpoints on key issues:

  • Debate 1: Is the future of the global digital economy under threat?
  • Debate 2: Do ICOs provide a potential new source of finance or reason for caution?

Workshops and breakouts
Utilising smaller groups to make for greater engagement and interaction
between delegates, these extended sessions will focus on the following subject areas:

  • New trends in corporate treasury
  • Funds, new finance sources and the distribution of trade assets
  • How is the insurance market reacting to new trends?

GTR Tradetech Showcase Competition
This section of the conference will bring various start-ups together
for a showcase competition enabling them to ‘pitch’ their business models, strategies
and activities to a panel of expert judges.

 

 

 


 

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View the full list of speakers here.

Updated list as of August 31st.
A
AAK AB
ABB Group
ABN AMRO Bank
Accenture
Adani Enterprises
Adani Global
Adonis-Roberts Consultancy & Law
AFCO Petrochemicals
Agridigital
Agritrade International
Agro Commtrade
Agrocorp International
AIG
Air Liquide
AkzoNobel
Alere
Al-Futtaim
Alpha Advisory
Alpha Nations
ALPS
Ameropa
Ameropa Asia
Anglo American
Aon
Apollo Tyres
ArcelorMittal
Archer Daniels Midland
Archroma
Argenta Hold ings
Aries Fertilizers Group
Ark Syndicate Management
Arkratos
Armacell
Arrow Electronics
Arthur J. Gallagher
Arvee International Pte Ltd
Ascon Group
Asia Chemicals Trading
Asia Fintech Angels
Asian Development Bank
Asian Trade Centre
Association of Banks in Singapore
Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT)
Atlantic Directors
Atlantic Industrial & Trading
Atlantic Resource Trading
Austrian Embassy
Avani Resources
Awin Resource International
Azzana Consulting

B
Bangchak Corporation Public Company
Bank ABC
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Bank of China
Baosteel Group
Barclays
BATS Europe
BCP Trading
BHP Billiton
Bird & Bird ATMD
BMO Capital Markets
BNY Mellon
Bolero International
Borochemie International Pte Ltd
Bosch
BP
BPL Global
Brightoil Petroleum
Bunge
Business Aggregate

C
C. Steinweg Group
Canopius
Caravel Capital
Cargill
Caterpillar
CB Bank
CCI Asia Holdings Co
CEMCOA Engery
Centennial Asia Advisors
Certis International
CEVA Logistics
CFPC Singapore
Chartwell Associates
Chaucer Syndicates
China CITIC Bank
China Systems
CHS
Chubb Global Markets
Chung Nam Resources Holding (Singapore)
CIMB Group
Cisco Systems
Citi
City Developments Singapore
City Group
CJ Cheil Jedang
CJ Logistics
CJP International
Clarins
Clearsource
Clifford Chance
Clyde & Co LLP
CMA
CMA CGM
CNOOC SG
Coeclerici
Coface
Cofco
Commerzbank
Commscope Solutions Singapore
Complete Intelligence
Complete Intellingence
Concordia Agritrading
Connell Brothers
Continental Corporation AG
Credit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank
CRIF
CRIF Malaysia
Culum Capital
Culum Capital Pte Ltd
CYS Global Remit

D
Daimler
Danone
DB Schenker
DBS Bank
Deal Street Asia
Decathlon
Delio
Dell
Delta Neutral
Denare
Deutsche Bank
Dior
DLA Piper
Dover Corporation

E
ECOM Agroindustrial
Economic Laws Practice
EDGE Group Brokers
EFA Group
El Corte Ingles
ELCY
Emirates NBD
Enerfo
Enerfo Pte Ltd
Engelhart Commodities Trading Partners
ENGIE
Enterprise Singapore
Equentia Natural Resources
Eram
Euler Hermes
Euro Exim Bank
Export Trading Group (ETG)
Export-Import Bank of Malaysia
ExWorks Capital
EZ-Link

F
Falcon Group
Farzana Trading
Fasanara Capital
First Resources
First Resources Limited
FMC Agro
Fortex International
Fosun RZ Capital SEA
Freepoint Commodities
Friesland Campina
Fullerton Health

G
Gail Global
Gazprom
GBRW Expert Witness Limited
GE Capital
General Electric (GE)
General Mills
Genting Singapore
Geo Coal International
Giti
GKE Group
GKE Metal Logistic
GlaxoSmithKline
Glencore International
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals
Global Collateral Control (GCC)
Global eTrade Services
Global Trade Corporation
Global Trade Professionals Alliance (GTPA)
Global Trade Well
Golden Agri
Golden Agri Resources
Goldman Sachs
Golomt Bank
Goodyear Orient Company
Goodyear Singapore Tyres
Grass Roots Advisors
Greene Tweed
Greensill Capital (UK) Limited
GTR
GTR Ventures
GTRVentures
Gulf Petrochem
Gunvor Group

H
Habib Metropolitan Bank
Haier
Halcyon Agri
Hankook Tire
Harley Davidson
Hartree Partners
Herman Miller
HFW
Hitent Metals Trading
Hock Seng Lee
Hongrun International Energy Pte Ltd
Hontop Energy (Singapore)
HPD Software
HSBC
Huawei Technologies
Hydro Aluminium
Hydrogen Energy
Hyundai Corporation

I
ICC (International Chamber of Commerce)
ICC Academy
ICC Banking Commission
ICICI Bank
IE Singapore
IFFCO Singapore
IHS Markit
IIBLP
iLoan Lanka
Incomlend
Independent
Independent Advisor
Indian Oil Corporation
Indorama Polychem
Indo-Rama Synthetics
Integra
Intel Corporation
InterChem
Inter-Continental Oil and Fats Pte Ltd
Interflour Group
Intesa Sanpaolo
Invista Singapore PL
Invivo Group Asia
IORA International
Ironshore
Isuzu Motors Asia
ITG Recources
Itochu
Itochu Corporation
IXM

J
J.P. Morgan
Jaguar Steel & Coal
Japfa Ltd
JBR Online Singapore
JCDecaux Asia
JERA Trading Singapore
Jiangtong International
JLT Specialty
Josovina Commodities
JSW International Trade Corporation
Just Oils & Grains

K
Kairos Oil Trading
Kaleesuwari Intercontinental
Kay Group
KCTex International
Kellogg Asia Pacific
Keppel Corporation
KfW IPEX Bank
KK Fund
Kobian
Kraft Heinz
KTC Group Holdings
Kyen Resources

L
Lancashire Insurance Group
Latour Commodities Advisory
Lazada Group
Lee Fung International
Lenovo
LF Credit
LG Electronics
Liberty Commodities
Liberty International Underwriters
Liberty Mutual Insurance
Lidl Hong Kong
Linde Group
LinkedIn
Lloyds Bank
Lobb Heng
Longview Resources
Lotte Chemical Titan
Louis Dreyfus Commodities
Lucidity Digital Pte Ltd
LUKOIL

M
Mabanaft
Mac World Industries
MacDermid Performance Solutions
Macquarie Bank
Maersk Group
Mahindra & Mahindra
Marsh
Marubeni Asean
Marzuk Agri
Mastercard
Matrix Bharat
Maybank
MCB
Mercancia Continental DMCC
Mercuria Asia Group
Mercuria Energy Group
Mesco Steel
Mewah Oils & Fats
MI Capital Finance Consultants
Ministry of Development Strategies and International Trade (MODSIT)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
MIT Micro Informatique & Technologies
Mitigram
Mitsui & Co
Mizuho Bank
MMTC Transnational
Monetary Authority of Singapore
Monk’s Hill
Mosaic
MRI Trading
MS Amlin
MST Insurance Services
MST Singapore
MUFG
Munich Re
Muntajat
Musim Mas Group
Mutual Trust Bank

N
N H Jhala
NAB
Navitas Resources
NCI Brokers
Nestlé
New Hope Group
Nokia
Novamondo Finance Limited
Novatek
NR Capital
Nuevo Asia Advisors
NUS Business School

O
Ocean Network Express
Oil India International
Olam International
Omni United
ONGC
Openspace Ventures
Opus Advisory Services International
Oracle
Oriental Energy
OSIM International
Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited (OCBC)
Oxford Analytica
Oxyde Chemicals Singapore

P
Pacific Inter-Link
Pan Brothers
Panasia Group
Param Mitra Coal Resources
Parthnon Derivatives
Pavilion
Pelican
Pepperl+Fuchs
Persada Syabas
Peter Cremer
Petredec Services (Asia)
Petrochemical Corporation of Singapore
PetroEast
Petrolimex
Philips
Phillips 66
Phoenix Global
Phosagro
PNX Petroleum Singapore Pte Ltd
Pole Star
Polestar Global
Polish Investment & Trade Agency
Posco Daewoo
Prax Pte
Premium Technology
PRETB
PSU
PT Pusaka Jaya Palu Power
PTT International Trading
PTT PUBLIC COMPANY
Puissant International

Q
Quadra Commodities

R
R3 CEV
Rackspace
Raffemet
RCMA Commodities Asia
RCMA Group
Redington Distribution
Reed Smith
Reliance Defence & Engineering
Reliance Industries
Rembrook Holdings
Repsol
Resfeber International
RGE Group
RHB Banking Group
Rhodium Resources
Rio resources
Rio Tinto
Riqueza Capital Group
RK Galaxy
RKH Specialty
RMS Credit
RM-Tech
Robert Bosch
Roda Enigma
Rohde & Schwarz
ROYAL GLOBAL EXPORTS PTE LTD
RPC Premier Law
RWE Group

S
S&P Global Market Intelligence
Sabic Asia Pacific
SABIC Capital
Saigon-Hanoi Commercial Joint Stock Bank (SHB)
Samsung Corporation
Samwoh Corpn
Sanofi
Santander
Scheider Electrics
Seabury Trade Finance
Seagate Technology
Searock International
SEB
Sembcorp Industries
Sentek Marine & Trading
SG Global Enterprise
SGP Singapore
Shandong Dongming Petrochemical Group
Shell
Shell & Turcas Petrol (STA?)
Shell Eastern Trading
Shilla Travel Retail
Shook Lin & Bok
Shun Shing Group International
Sigma Six
Simmons & Simmons
Sims Global Commodities Pte Ltd
Singapore Customs
Singapore Tourism Board
Singapore Zhimei Pte Ltd
Sinochem International
Sinopec Century Bright Capital Investment
Sinopec International
SKF
Smith & Nephew SA
Société Générale
SoftBank Energy
SOI Global
Sojitz
Soleum Enegry
Songchau Petro
South 32 Marketing
South32
South32 Marketing
ST Green Energy Pte Ltd
Standard Chartered
Star 360 Holdings
Stemcor
Stenn International
Straits
Sumitomo Chemical Asia
Summit Asia Pacific
Sunway Group
Supreme Components International
Swan River Capital
Swelect Energy Systems Pte Ltd
Swift
Swiss Re Corporate Solutions
Swiss Singapore Overseas Enterprises
Syngco
Syngenta Agro

T
Taas India
Tai Chong Cheang Group (TCC Group)
Taishin International Bank
Tata Consultancy Services
Tata Group
Tata Power International
Tata Sky
Tata Steel
Taulia
TCG Capital
Tech Data Corporation
Techstars
Terumo Asia Holdings
Tex Line Associates
The Bangchak Petroleum Co
The London Institute of Banking & Finance
Tinubu Square
Tokio Marine Kiln Singapore Pte Limited
Tongda Group Holdings Limited
Tosoh Asia
Total Gas & Power
Toyota Tsusho Corporation
Toyota Tsusho Petroleum
Trade & Development Bank of Mongolia (TDB)
Trade Advisory Network
Trade Finance Market
TradeIX
Tradeteq
Trafigura Group
Traverse International
Triumph Commodities
Triumph Global

U
UIL
UK Trade & Investment
UniCredit
Unipec
United Overseas Bank (UOB)
United Overseas Trade
Univen
UPC Renewables
UPM – Kymmene Corporation
UPS

V
V. M. Salgaocar
Vale
Valency International Trading
Vankor India
Verifone
Verizon Communications Inc.
Viant Commodities
Vietnam Eximbank
Vikudha Overseas
Virgoz Oils & Fats
Visa Resources
Vital Solutions
Vitol
Voltas
Volvo Group

W
Wanxiang Resources
Wealth Management
Welcome Trading
Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo & Company
West Pharmaceutical Services
Westcon Group
Westpac Banking Corporation
Wilben Trade
Willis Towers Watson
Wilmar International
Wilson International Trading
Window Seat Group
Winson Oil Bunkering Pte
Winson Oil Trading
World Trade Organization (WTO)
WPP
WWRC Holding

X
Xangbo Global Markets
Xinda Resources
Xingyu
XL Catlin

Y
YCH Group
Yokogawa Engineering

Z
Zagro Asia Limited
Zuercher Kantonalbank
Zurich Credit & Political Risk

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Some of your personal data collected under paragraphs 1 and 2 above may be used by us to contact you by e-mail, telephone and/or post for sending information or promotional material on our products and/or services and/or those of our other group companies.
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4.      Profiling

We may analyse your personal information to create a profile of your interests and preferences so that we can contact you with information relevant to you.

5.      Cookies and similar technologies

All our Sites use cookies and similar technical tools to collect information about your access to the Site and the services we provide.

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Why do we track e-mails?

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To do this, we use pixel GIFs, also known as “pixel tags” – these are small image files that are placed within the body of our e-mail messages. When that image is downloaded from our web servers, the e-mail is recorded as being opened. By using some form of digitally time-stamped record to reveal the exact time and date that an e-mail was received or opened, as well the IP address of the recipient.

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You can give your consent to opt-out of all or any particular uses of your data as indicated above by:

  • Indicating at the point on the relevant Site where personal data is collected
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  • Updating your preferences on the applicable Site or eNewsletter (unsubscribe and preference options are available in the footer of each eNewsletter)

To turn cookies and similar technologies on and off, see the information in paragraph 5 above. Any questions regarding consents and opt-outs should be sent by e-mail to privacy@gtreview.com or by writing to Data Protection Officer at, Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd, 4 Hillgate Place, London, SW12 9ER, United Kingdom. Alternatively, you can telephone our London headquarters at +44 (0) 20 8673 9666.

8.      Disclosures

Information collected at one Site may be shared between Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd and other group companies for the purposes listed above.

We may transfer, sell or assign any of the information described in this policy to third parties as a result of a sale, merger, consolidation, change of control, transfer of assets or reorganisation of our business.

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Some of our Sites may have a message board, blogs or other facilities for user generated content available and users can participate in these facilities. Any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should always be careful when deciding to disclose your personal information.

10.  Data outside the EEA

Services on the Internet are accessible globally so collection and transmission of personal data is not always limited to one country. Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd may transfer your personal data, for the above-listed purposes to other third parties, which may be located outside the European Economic Area and/or with a different level of personal data protection. However, when conducting transfers, we take all necessary steps to ensure that your data is treated reasonably, securely and in accordance with this Privacy Statement.

Who has access to your information?

Confidentiality and Security of Your Personal Data

We are committed to keeping the data you provide us secure and will take reasonable precautions to protect your personal data from loss, misuse or alteration.

However, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features described above to try to prevent unauthorised access.

We have implemented information security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control from:

  • unauthorised access
  • improper use or disclosure
  • unauthorised modification
  • unlawful destruction or accidental loss

All our employees, contractors and data processors (i.e. those who process your personal data on our behalf, for the purposes listed above), who have access to, and are associated with the processing of your personal data, are obliged to keep the information confidential and not use it for any other purpose than to carry out the services they are performing for us.

Responsibilities

Everyone who works for or with Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd has some responsibility for ensuring data is collected, stored and handled appropriately. Each team handling personal data must ensure that it is handled and processed in line with this policy and data protection principles. However, the following people have key areas of responsibility. The board of directors is ultimately responsible for ensuring that Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd meets its legal obligations.

Name of Data Controller


The Data Controller is Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd. Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd is subject to the UK Data Protection Act 1998 and is registered in the UK with the Information Commissioner`s Office.

How to access, update and erase your personal information

If you wish to know whether we are keeping personal data about you, or if you have an enquiry about our privacy policy or your personal data held by us, in relation to any of the Sites, you can contact the Data Protection Officer via:

  • By writing to this address: Data Protection Officer, Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd, 4 Hillgate Place, London, SW12 9ER, UK
  • Telephone: +44 (0) 20 8673 9666
  • E-mail: privacy@gtreview.com

Upon request, we will provide you with a readable copy of the personal data which we keep about you. We may require proof of your identity and may charge a small fee (not exceeding the statutory maximum fee that can be charged) to cover administration and postage.

Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd allows you to challenge the data that we hold about you and, where appropriate in accordance with applicable laws, you may have your personal information:

  • erased
  • rectified or amended
  • completed

Disclosing data for other reasons

In certain circumstances, the Data Protection Act allows personal data to be disclosed to law enforcement agencies without the consent of the data subject. Under these circumstances, Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd, will disclose requested data. However, the Data Controller will ensure the request is legitimate, seeking assistance from the board and from the company’s legal advisors where necessary.

Changes to this Privacy Statement

We will occasionally update this Privacy Statement to reflect new legislation or industry practice, group company changes and customer feedback. We encourage you to review this Privacy Statement periodically to be informed of how we are protecting your personal data.

Providing information

Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd aims to ensure that individuals are aware that their data is being processed, and that they understand.

  • How the data is being used
  • How to exercise their rights

To this end, the company has a privacy statement, setting out how data relating to individuals is used by the company. This is available on request and available on the company’s website.

Review of this policy

We keep this Policy under regular review. This Privacy Statement was last updated in April 2018.