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Indonesia Trade & Commodity Finance Conference 2016

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Indonesia’s trade finance community gathers in Jakarta for major finance conference

Global Trade Review (GTR), the leading publication for the trade, commodity and export finance community returned to Jakarta to host the Indonesia Trade & Commodity Finance Conference 2016, which took place at Grand Hyatt Jakarta on April 19.

Returning for its 6th year, the conference delivered an industry focused event to over 170 business leaders and provided unrivalled networking opportunities for domestic, regional and international financial institutions, global corporate and SMEs, policy makers and specialist trade finance experts.

The event welcomed Moekti Prasetiani Soejachmoen, Head, Mandiri Institute, who delivered the keynote address focusing on Indonesia’s potential for growth and the effects of the Chinese slowdown. Additional speakers also took to the stage, representing the likes of Samuel Sekuritas, Synergy Energy Labuan, Tricore Kapital Sarana, Asei and more.

“Indonesia currently faces numerous challenges from struggling commodities to the ever-changing regulatory landscape of the market. The timing of this event is significant to shed light on these issues, whilst also highlighting other opportunities and sectors that have potential for growth in the market” said Rosie Madderson, producer of the conference. “This event has received continued support from key players in the market and we’ve enjoyed holding numerous interesting discussions throughout the course of the day.”

Topics for discussion included innovations within the country’s corporate sector, the challenges which lie ahead for trading companies and the impact of trade regulations.

With so many high-level delegates in attendance, networking formed a key feature throughout the day. A networking lunch, evening drinks reception and specific networking platforms provided ample opportunity for anyone serious about doing business in the region to create new business contacts and build relationships with the market’s main players.

Additional information

  • Live coverage from the event can be viewed on twitter through the official event hashtag #GTRINDO
  • Details on 2015’s successful Indonesia event can be found here


  • Michael Sugirin, Managing Director, Country Head, Transaction Banking, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Moekti Prasetiani Soejachmoen, Head, Mandiri Institute
  • Rangga Cipta, Economist, Samuel Sekuritas
  • Gilang M Santosa, Associate, Lubis, Santosa & Maramis Law Firm
  • Febi Jaya Conggih, Professional Support Lawyer, Budiarto Law Partnership
  • Finbarr Bermingham, Editor, Asia, Global Trade Review (GTR)
  • Brahim Zerouki, Commodities Trading Advisor, Tricore Kapital Sarana
  • Jeffrosenberg Tan, Associate Director, Sinarmas Asset Management
  • Ridwan Susanto, Senior Vice-President, Commodity & Structured Trade Finance, HSBC
  • Loo Chong Peng, Managing Director, Synergy Energy Labuan
  • Lucky Zulkarnaen, Trade Product Manager, Standard Chartered
  • Risman Firmansyah, Senior Vice President, Country Trade Head, Citi Indonesia
  • Bashar Barakat, Senior Representative, Indonesia, Commerzbank
  • Amerta Mardjono, Country Manager, Indonesia, Wells Fargo
  • Ricky Natapradja, Director of Credit Insurance Divison, Allianz
  • Badruz Zaman, Director of Development, Asei
  • Dominik Joerg Zimmer, Head of ECA Desk, Asia, Landesbank Baden-Württemberg
  • Helen Clark, Head of Singapore; Deputy Regional Head, Asia, Trade Credit & Political Risks, Aon
  • Michael Frigo, Managing Director, South East Asia, Atradius
  • Hendra Lembong, Chief Transaction Banking Officer, CIMB Niaga
  • Andrianto Wahyu Adi, Senior Vice-President, Project Head, Transaction Banking, Mandiri Bank
  • Arnon Goldstein, Head of Sales & Relationship Management, Asia Pacific, BNY Mellon

Address: Grand Hyatt Jakarta , Jakarta

Telephone/Fax: +62 21 2992 1234 / +62 21 2992 1345


“Very good! Hopefully this kind of conference will provide a better future for global trade transactions”

Cicilia Y, PCT Redtruindo

“The conference provides great insights from experts in the field of trade and finance, with updates on the most recent and upcoming events.”

F Pandawa, Mulya Adhi Paramita

“It’s a very good event to get more insights on commodity trade from various sources.”

R Firmansyah, Citibank Asia

“The conference provided me with a good insight, with a combination of banks and corporate perspectives. Excellent with some great speakers.”

P B Ashari, CommerzBank

“Great for getting the latest information needed.”

I Yo Tirta, APP Group

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