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

MC: James Cressy, London Metal Exchange
Matthew Chamberlain, London Metal Exchange
Keynote Speech: The Commodities Transition
Jeremy Weir, Trafigura

Global Economic Outlook

Global Economic Outlook
Brian Coulton, Fitch Ratings

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

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

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

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

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

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