LME Metals Seminar 2018

Hear from industry experts on the global economic outlook, geopolitical issues in the metals market, responsible sourcing and the ever-popular Metals Debate in the videos from 2018’s Metals Seminar.

LME Week - LME CEO opener and keynote speech

Welcome
MC: James Cressy, London Metal Exchange
Matthew Chamberlain, London Metal Exchange
Keynote Speech: The Commodities Transition
Jeremy Weir, Trafigura
(40:30)

Global Economic Outlook

Global Economic Outlook
Brian Coulton, Fitch Ratings
(20:54)







Geopolitical issues in the metals market – the impact of factors such as sanctions, resource nationalism and tariffs

Moderator: Sir Brian Bender, London Metal Exchange
Jorge Vazquez, Harbor Aluminum
James Kynge, Financial Times
Jim Rollo, Chatham House
(36:32)

The Metals Debate: Speed analysis and debate

Moderator: Matthew Chamberlain, London Metal Exchange
Aluminium: Natasha Kaneva, JP Morgan
Copper: Vanessa Davidson, CRU Group
Lead: Michael Widmer, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Nickel: Mark Seddon, Argus
Zinc: Vivienne Lloyd, Macquarie
Gold: Jim Steel, HSBC
(1:17:54)

Action on responsible sourcing - how the metals industry is addressing the issues

Moderator: Georgina Hallett, London Metal Exchange
Tyler Gillard, OECD
Michèle Brülhart, Responsible Business Alliance
Andrea Vaccari, International Copper Association
Sophia Pickles, Global Witness
(35:55)

Innovation across the metals value chain – how new technologies are shaping our market from production through to trading

Moderator: Robin Martin, London Metal Exchange
Joe Carr, Inmarsat
Dion Vaughn, Metalysis
Matthew Keen, RG Trading
Simon Collins, Trade Cloud
(38:36)

China Seminar

Opening Remarks
Charles Li, HKEX Group

Economic outlook for China
Ian Roper, SMM

Trade war: the reality of China / US current situation
James Kynge, Financial Times

China now and in the future - a discussion on the trends shaping the country
• Internationalisation of the futures markets and RMB
• Economic slowdown - fear or reality?
• Belt & Road - is this project still a driving force?

Moderator: Will Fyfe, London Metal Exchange
Graham Hawkins, Henry Bath
Gao Xiaofeng, Wangxiang Hartree
Julien Martin, HKEX
James Wang, Straits Financial
(1:43:20)

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