Virtual Event
Sep 15-16, 2020
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2 Day Event

New priorities in a time of change

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Global Trade Review (GTR) is delighted to confirm that in line with current restrictions and concerns over the holding of physical events, GTR Commodities 2020 will be taking place virtually on September 15-16.

This exciting new initiative will combine a mixture of live-streamed and pre-recorded content and unrivalled networking via GTR’s dedicated virtual event platform, providing a comprehensive overview of the global commodities sector – from oil and gas, to metals, mining and agribusiness – as well as key financing trends.

Please join us in transitioning to this exciting new model, offering participants to benefit from critical market insights and idea-sharing, along with plentiful opportunities to network and connect to the wider community at a time of great uncertainty.


How will the virtual event be delivered?

As an introduction, have a look at this video for a quick tour of the digital platform.

GTR Commodities Virtual 2020 will encompass the key aspects of the live conference experience in a digital format, retaining our core focus on networking, collaboration and knowledge sharing, with our unrivalled delegate mix including corporates, traders, banks, insurers, lawyers, technology companies, non-bank financiers, government agencies and investors.


Attendees by sector in 2019

  • Allied Services
  • Archer Daniels Midland
  • Arrow Metals & Trading
  • Atlantic Coal & Bulk
  • Avalon Trading
  • Banyan Trade & Investment
  • Bastug Metalurji
  • Bathco
  • Boshi International
  • Bulk Commodities
  • Bulk Trading
  • Cetracore Energy
  • CNH Industrial
  • Coeclerici
  • Damnus Energy & Investment
  • Danex Resources
  • Deltasteel
  • DP Trade
  • DSS International
  • Duferco
  • Easteel
  • ECOM Agroindustrial
  • Elanco Animal Health
  • Enet Energy
  • Esta Group
  • Estra Energie
  • Euromet
  • Export Trading Group (ETG)
  • Far East Commodities
  • Farmavenda Suisse
  • Flame
  • Fluent
  • Gamma Group
  • Gapuma
  • Gatti Spa
  • Gazprom
  • Gazprom Marketing & Trading Limited
  • Gerli Metalli Spa
  • Green Oil International
  • Gulf Mining Materials Lugano (GMML)
  • Hakara
  • IBM
  • Integral Petroleum
  • Interbulk Trading
  • K2 SA.
  • Kara Industrial Trading
  • KazMunayGas Trading
  • Koch Industries
  • LAGO Resources
  • Louis Dreyfus Commodities
  • Lyra Commodities
  • Mercator Commodities
  • MET Holding
  • Mimier Trade Ukraine
  • Minmetals
  • MOS Metal Steel
  • Netsa
  • Oil & Bio Trade
  • Ojas Commoditie
  • Olam International
  • Panalpina
  • Peterson Control Union Group
  • Renish Petrochem
  • Rhodium Resources
  • Riviera Marine
  • Severstal
  • Sidera
  • Telf AG
  • TMT Metals Holdings
  • Tracia Trading
  • Trafigura
  • Trasteel
  • UMP Trading
  • UniChrome
  • Vale International
  • Vintage Bullion DMCC
  • Wideangle
  • World Marine
  • World Steel Trade
  • Attijariwafa Bank Europe
  • Axion Swiss Bank
  • Banca Zarattini & Co
  • Banco dello Stato del Cantone Ticino
  • Bank of China
  • BNY Mellon
  • Byblos Bank
  • Citi
  • Commerzbank
  • Corner Bank
  • Credit Suisse
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Europe Arab Bank
  • FBNBank
  • FIMBank
  • GarantiBank International
  • Gazprombank
  • Gulf International Bank
  • Incomlend
  • The Access Bank UK
  • The Private Office
  • UBS Switzerland
  • Zuercher Kantonalbank
  • Allianz Group
  • Atradius
  • AXA Group
  • BPL Global
  • Coface
  • Cofarco
  • Euler Hermes
  • Filhet Allard Maritime
  • Liberty Specialty Markets
  • Malakut AG
  • Seabridge
  • Swiss Re Corporate Solutions
  • Texel Finance
  • Willis Towers Watson
  • XL Catlin
  • Accenture
  • Certis International
  • Deloitte
  • Ernst & Young (EY)
  • Gamma Group
  • Gtrade Systems Suisse S.A
  • IHS Markit
  • KCap
  • KPMG
  • Latour Commodities Advisory
  • Mincomet
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Thelloy AG
  • Astana International Financial Centre
  • Chamber of Commerce of Ticino
  • London Metal Exchange
  • Lugano Commodity Trading Association (LCTA)
  • Swiss Finance & Technology Association (SFTA)
  • Swiss Trading & Shipping Association (STSA)
  • HFW
  • Respini Legal
  • Simmons & Simmons
  • SMC Trust
  • Stephenson Harwood
  • Sullivan & Worcester
  • Corriere del Ticino
  • GTR
  • L’Osservatore
  • Ticino Management
  • DF Deutsche Forfait
  • EFA Group
  • Kiltoprak Financiers
  • SCCF Structured Commodity & Corporate Finance
  • eGTSA
  • Pole Star
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Traydstream
  • Farmstrong Foundation
  • University of Basel




    “GTR conferences worldwide give the ideal opportunity to be in touch with latest developments in banking for finance.”

    A Alwis, China Systems

    Global Trade Review (GTR)

    A Alwis, China Systems

    “GTR conferences worldwide give the ideal opportunity to be in touch with latest developments in banking for finance.”
    “A good opportunity to exchange views and perspectives with people of the industry.”

    D Gilardi, Banca dello Stato del Cantone Ticino

    Global Trade Review (GTR)

    D Gilardi, Banca dello Stato del Cantone Ticino

    “A good opportunity to exchange views and perspectives with people of the industry.”
    “A great event to keep in touch with the best market practices and networking.”

    L Mesnil, Aon

    Global Trade Review (GTR)

    L Mesnil, Aon

    “A great event to keep in touch with the best market practices and networking.”
    “If I could just attend only one trade conference, I would choose GTR Commodities.”

    Dunou Robin, EGTSA

    Global Trade Review (GTR)

    Dunou Robin, EGTSA

    “If I could just attend only one trade conference, I would choose GTR Commodities.”
    “After GTR conferences I revert to the office full of new ideas.”

    A Semenova, United Wagon Company

    Global Trade Review (GTR)

    A Semenova, United Wagon Company

    “After GTR conferences I revert to the office full of new ideas.”
    “Great event, very relevant topics!”

    V Agarwal, Vintage Bullion DMCC

    Global Trade Review (GTR)

    V Agarwal, Vintage Bullion DMCC

    “Great event, very relevant topics!”
    “A good mix of all sectors and company sizes, innovation-focused with many forward-looking insights!”

    N Haas, Mercator Commodities

    Global Trade Review (GTR)

    N Haas, Mercator Commodities

    “A good mix of all sectors and company sizes, innovation-focused with many forward-looking insights!”
    “Good place to meet potential partners to discuss trends with top professionals.”

    Dmitry Kalinin, Integral Petroleum SA

    Global Trade Review (GTR)

    Dmitry Kalinin, Integral Petroleum SA

    “Good place to meet potential partners to discuss trends with top professionals.”
    “GTR’s event focuses on what matters for the trading industry.”

    M Somaini, Duferco

    Global Trade Review (GTR)

    M Somaini, Duferco

    “GTR’s event focuses on what matters for the trading industry.”
    “GTR events are always very informative, as well as providing great networking.”

    S Lata, Marsh

    Global Trade Review (GTR)

    S Lata, Marsh

    “GTR events are always very informative, as well as providing great networking.”
    “It was a pleasure to be part of GTR’s inaugural event in Geneva. Great content, speakers and networking and good to see so much of the local commodities and trade finance community present. Looking forward to next year.”

    Sebastian di Paola, PwC

    Global Trade Review (GTR)

    Sebastian di Paola, PwC

    “It was a pleasure to be part of GTR’s inaugural event in Geneva. Great content, speakers and networking and good to see so much of the local commodities and trade finance community present. Looking forward to next year.”
    “GTR Commodities is a groundbreaking conference format that takes the pulse of the times on current and future industry trends, catalysing an interactive exchange between leading experts.”

    Alexander Peters, ArrowMetals and Trading AG

    Global Trade Review (GTR)

    Alexander Peters, ArrowMetals and Trading AG

    “GTR Commodities is a groundbreaking conference format that takes the pulse of the times on current and future industry trends, catalysing an interactive exchange between leading experts.”
    Global Trade Review (GTR)


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    10.00am – 05.00pm Central European Summer Time (CEST)


      Aba Schubert
      Dorae (Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer)
      Alexander Peters
      Arrow Metals & Trading (Director)
      Andrew Glass
      Avatar Commodities (Founder & Managing Director)
      Andrew Rigden-Green
      Stephenson Harwood (Partner)
      Bob Angliss
      Bank of China, London Branch (Head of Commodity Business Centre)
      Christine Mcwilliams
      Citi (Global Head of Commodity & Energy Trade Finance)
      Eleanor Wragg
      GTR (Senior Reporter)
      Florence Schurch
      Swiss Trading & Shipping Association (STSA) (General Secretary)
      Frank Gouverne
      Rice Exchange (COO & Co-Founder)
      Gadi Ruschin
      Wave (Co-Founder & CEO)
      George Bellord
      BPL Global (Director)
      Guy Platten
      International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) (Chief Executive Officer)
      Ian Sayers
      International Trade Centre (ITC) (Head, Access to Finance & Sustainable Enterprise Development)
      Kris van Broekhoven
      Komgo (Chief Financial Officer)
      Lucy Drummond Brady
      Cofarco (Vice-President, Head of London)
      Marc Pfefferli
      MET Holding (Chief Financial Officer)
      Marcel Hostettler
      Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek (Partner)
      Maria Mogilnaya
      European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) (Associate Banker, Trade Facilitation Programme)
      Michael Rolfe
      BACB (Head of Commodity Finance)
      Michiel Hendriksz
      Farmstrong Foundation (Founder & Chief Executive Officer)
      Michiel Mannaerts
      PricewaterhouseCoopers (Partner, Treasury & Commodity Management)
      Morgan Terigi
      Incomlend (Co-Founder)
      Natalia Haas
      Mercator Commodities (Managing Partner)
      Nataliya Frolova
      Independent (Independent Finance & Insurance Expert)
      Niels Nuyens
      Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) (Program Director)
      Petya Sechanova
      Covantis SA (Chief Executive Officer)
      Robert Parson
      Clyde & Co (Partner)
      Sandra Primiero
      Deutsche Bank (Global Head TF&L Natural Resource Finance)
      Sebastian di Paola
      PricewaterhouseCoopers (Partner & Leader, Corporate Treasury Solutions)
      Soren Jensen
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      Tasneem Krueger-Vally
      Deutsche Bank (Director of Structured Commodity Finance)
      Travis Randolph
      PricewaterhouseCoopers (Partner, Commodity Trading Leader)



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    Become a sponsor

    Sponsoring is a great way to position your company or organisation as an industry leader and Commodities Trading Forum is a perfect platform for you to reach out to those that matter to your business.

    Why Sponsor?

    – Speak to a room full of industry stakeholders

    – Enhancing your brand awareness to your target market and audience

    – Elevating your profile amongst peers and all industry stakeholders

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    – Launch your company report or paper at the conference

    – Attract new businesses, agents, customers and partners

    – Host a lunch, networking break or evening networking reception and deliver your message to a gathering of key players


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    Established in 2002 and with offices in London and Singapore, Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd is the world’s leading trade and trade finance media company, offering information, news, events and services for companies and individuals involved in global trade.

    Our principal business activities are:

    • Business-to-Business financial publishing. We provide a range of products and services focused on international commodities, export, supply chain and trade finance markets including magazines, newsletters, electronic information and data
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     Types of Personal Data Held and its Use

    1.      Customer Services and Administration

    On some Sites, Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd collects personal data such as your name, job title, department, company, e-mail, phone, work and/or home address, in order to register you for access to certain content, subscriptions and events. In addition, we may also store information including IP address and page analytics, including information regarding what pages are accessed, by whom and when.

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    Where, as part of our Site services, we enable you to post information or materials on our Site, we may access and monitor any information which you upload or input, including in any password-protected sections. Subject to any necessary consents, we also monitor and/or record the different Sites you visit and actions taken on those Sites, e.g. content viewed or searched for. If you are a registered user (e.g. a subscriber or taking a trial), when you log on, this places a cookie on your machine. This enables your access to content and services that

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    • to see which articles, features and services are most read and used
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    3.      Marketing

    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.

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    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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    • gather information about the pages on the Site that you visit, and other information about other websites that you visit, so as to place you in a “market segment”. This information is only collected by reference to the IP address that you are using, but does include information about the county and city you are in, together with the name of your internet service provider.

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    E-mail tracking is a method for monitoring the e-mail delivery to those subscribers who have opted-in to receive marketing e-mails from GTR, including GTR Africa, GTR Asia, GTR Americas, GTR Europe, GTR Mena, GTR eNews, Third party e-mails and GTR Ventures.

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    7.      Consents and opt-outs

    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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    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 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.

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    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.


    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
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    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.

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