International Conference Black Sea Oil Trade-2019

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ХVII International Conference

Black Sea Oil Trade-2019

Hilton Kyiv




ABOUT CONFERENCE “Black Sea Oil Trade-2019”

- A leading international event and meeting point for agribusiness operators at the start of the new oilseed season.
- Reliable source of exclusive agri market analytics and forecasts from the top global experts and agribusiness operators.
- Effective platform for discussion of the main drivers in the oilseed sector of Ukraine and Black Sea countries.
- Insights and recommendations for improvement of business strategies.
- New ideas, effective networking and exchange.

Black Sea Oil Trade’ conference is annually attended by producers and crushers of oilseeds, traders, enterprises for deep processing of veg oils, investment companies, banks, legal, shipping, brokerage, insurance, surveyor and other companies.

In 2018 ‘Black Sea Oil Trade’ attracted 250 delegates from 150+ companies and 25 countries.

Annually ‘Black Sea Oil Trade-2019’ conference is attended by:


participating countries



Global oilseeds market: scenarios and development trends

Ukraine and the Black Sea region amid intense global competition

Fight for consumer: prospects of Argentinean sun oil on Indian market

In search of high margins: high erucic acid rapeseed, high oleic sunflower, high protein meal

Forecast for veg oil prices in 2019/20 MY. Will the fall continue?

China versus USA, Canada, Australia. Who is next?


Welcome Cocktail at the New Oilseed Season Start


September 04, 5.30 pm


"Atmosfera" Restaurant (5-7/29, Shevchenka Ave./Pushkinska Str., Kyiv - Roof of Premier Palace Hotel Kyiv).

Entrance by Invitation

hall layout

09:00 - 09:45

Registration & Coffee

09:45 - 10:00

Opening remarks

10:00 - 12:30

Session 1: Oilseed Market. Global Development Scenarios

Outlook for Ukraine and the Black Sea Oilseed Sector

Sergey Feofilov, Director General, UkrAgroConsult, Ukraine

Global Market of Oilseeds, Vegoils and Meals

Artem Hammerschmidt, Senior Analyst, OIL WORLD, Germany

Chinese Oilseed Market. Latest Trends & Outlook for 2019/20

Steven Li Feng​ Zhou, Senior trader, ECTP, China

Outlook for South America. Prospects of Argentinean sunoil on Indian market

Guillermo Rossi, Market Intelligence Manager, Production & Farmer Economics, Bunge, Argentina

12:30 - 13:45

Lunch & Networking

13:45 - 14:45


Anton Gritsay, Director, Vegoil and Meal Trade, EFKO, Russia

Guillermo Rossi, Market Intelligence Manager, Production & Farmer Economics, Bunge, Argentina

Steven Li Feng​ Zhou, Senior trader, ECTP, China

Aleksey Udovenko, Regional Representative of Malaysian Palm Oil Council in Russia

14:45 - 15:15

New hedging tool for the Black Sea region: Cash settled Sunflower Oil (Platts) futures

Eric Hasham, Senior Director, Agricultural Commodities, CME Group, UK

15:15 - 16:30

ROUND TABLE ‘Oil& Fat Complex of Ukraine: Marginality, Management Effectiveness, Consolidation’

Serhii Rohach, Head of Trade, Eridon, Ukraine

Volodymyr Garkusha, Senior Partner, K.A.C. Group, Ukraine

Erik Nayman, Managing Partner, Capital Times, Ukraine

Sergey Budkin, Managing Partner, FinPoint Investment Advisors, Ukraine

Yuriy Palamarchuk, Founder, Potoki, Ukraine

15:30 - 17:30

Parallel session: Round table “Regulation of Oil&Fat Market and Its High Value-Added Products”

Effect of Glycidyl Esters and 3MHPD Rationing on EU Oil&Fat Market

Pietro Paganini, PhD, Temple University of Philadelphia, USA

Malaysian Experience in Regulating the Oil and Fat Market. The Limit Content of Glycidyl Ethers and 3MHPD in Food Products

Dr. Ruslan Abdullah, Director, Science & Environment Division of Malaysian Palm Oil Council, Malaysia

16:30 - 17:30

Discussion Panel: Ukraine & EU. Strengthening Positions in the Main Markets

Yulia Garkavenko, Oilseed market expert, UkrAgroConsult, Ukraine

Sergii Kharin, Commercial Unit Leader, Eastern Europe, Corteva Agrisciencе

Olaf Ottinger, GeneCon International, Germany

17:30 - 17:40

Closing remarks

17:40 - 19:00

Evening Cocktail


Hilton Kyiv, 5*

The Hilton Kyiv hotel boasts a convenient location within walking distance of many major Kyiv attractions such as Shevchenko Boulevard and the Old Botanical Gardens. View famous monuments on Sophia Square, shop along Khreschatyk or take-in a performance at the Opera House. Guests can also enjoy easy access to Boryspil International Airport, just 40 minutes from this hotel in Kyiv.


Hotel Accomodation


Address: 30 Tarasa Shevchenka Blvd, Kyiv, 01030 Ukraine

Front Desk: +380 44 393 54 00



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Julia Starostina  – Event manager
Svetlana Shykura  – Billing specialist


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