Risks in Agri Trading: Emerging Markets 2014 Summit

The Risks in Agri Trading: Emerging Markets 2014 Summit is a senior-level meeting that will provide a comprehensive platform for practitioners involved in the trading of agri-commodities. The...

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The Risks in Agri Trading: Emerging Markets 2014 Summit is a senior-level meeting that will provide a comprehensive platform for practitioners involved in the trading of agri-commodities. The forum is designed for Traders, Finance Experts, Risk Managers and Heads of Operations looking at improving or initiating activities with emerging markets.

Focused Programme

Discussions addressing the risks trading houses face on a global scale when they enter new and emerging markets

Strong areas of focus: Geopolitical Risks & Legal Framework; Economic Risks; Supply Chain Risks

Expert speakers line-up including experienced practitioners from Olam, Cargill, ADM Cocoa, Louis Dreyfus Commodities, Ecom Agro Industrial Corporation, and many others

High-level audience

The Summit will gather practitioners across trading houses in Switzerland and globally including Heads of Risk Management, General Managers, Logisticians, Heads of Finance, and Operations Managers

Representatives of the WTO from missions of emerging countries will be giving exclusive insights

Government Officials from key emerging countries to speak

A track record of success for IRN

Three unique editions of the Soft Commodities Trading Summit in 2011, 2012, and 2013 in Geneva

Successful launch last November of the Risks in Agriculture: Emerging Markets 2013 Summit in Accra, Ghana

// Why attend

Attending the Risks in Agri Trading: Emerging Markets 2014 Summit, you will be able to:

Get exclusive information from both Governments Officials and WTO representatives to help you better understand export policies and ensure you a stronger entrance in the country you are targeting

Hear about how to develop your compliance strategy to avoid fines and bans when operating in emerging markets

Assess the impact of Solvency II and Basel III regulations on your trading operations

Gain clarity on the monetary framework and ensure you explore all the options available to get trades financed

Hear about how to manage currency risk when dealing with emerging regions

Get the traders and bankers’ perspectives on credit risk management and hear some best practices in this area

Look at sustainability as a tool to mitigate risks across the supply chain with concrete examples from supply chain experts

Learn more about how to improve trade execution so your company is more prepared to enter new markets

Share insights with peers on tools at hand to develop local networks to reduce supply chain risks, including how to contract locally and forecast disruptions in the supply chain

Know how to manage physical risks across the supply chain especially within transportation, storage and delivery stages


The Summit is specifically designed for senior-level professionals involved in the trade, transportation and consumption of agri commodities, and will be most useful to the following:

From entities trading agri commodities (Trading houses and manufacturing companies), Heads of:

Trade Finance

Risk Management

Credit Risk



Trading Desk

Corporate Responsibility

Strategic Development



Central Europe/Eastern Europe

West Africa/East Africa/Africa

Middle-East Region

Central Asia/South East Asia/Asia

South America/Latin America/Americas

From emerging markets’ governments and international trade and development institutions, Heads of:

Export Policies

Trade Facilitation

Certification Policies

Investment Promotion

You will also meet

nvestment Banks

Legal Firms

Insurance Companies

Risk Management Consultancies

Logistics and Transport Companies

From: June 18, 2014 00:00
To: June 19, 2014 23:59

Crowne Plaza Geneva, 75 Avenue Louis-Casai, 1216, Geneva, Switzerland


Agriculture, Management


Export Policies, Investment Banks, Trade Finance



Contact email

Contact phone
+44 20 7111 1615


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