You can watch each session from the LME Metals Seminar on demand here, as well as downloading the presentations (where available).


Welcome address

Nicolas Aguzin, Chief executive, HKEX

James Cressy, Interim CEO, LME Clear 

Industry keynote address

Inka Guixa, CEO, La Farga

Economic keynote: global economic outlook

Sven Smit, McKinsey & Company

Economic keynote: global economic outlook (PDF)

From globalisation to regionalisation – how the geopolitical landscape is shaping the metals market

Moderator - Robin Martin, Head of Market Development, LME


  • Kwasi Ampofo, Bloomberg
  • Michael Haigh, Societe Generale
  • Max Layton, Citi Research
  • Colin Hamilton, BMO Capital Markets

The metals debate

  • Aluminium, Jorge Vasquez, Harbor Aluminum
  • Copper, Ed Meir, Commodity Research Group
  • Lead/zinc, Natalie Scott-Gray, StoneX Financial Ltd
  • Nickel, Jim Lennon, Macquarie Bank
  • Steel, Colin Richardson, Argus Media
  • Tin, James Willoughby, International Tin Association
  • Moderator - Andrea Hotter, Special Correspondent, Fastmarkets

    The metals debate -  Lead/Zinc (PDF)

    The metals debate - Nickel (PDF)

    The metals debate - Steel (PDF)

    Spotlight on China policy and its impact on metals

    Moderator - Yang Liu, Head of China Sales, LME


    • Amelia Fu Xiao, BOCI
    • Clyde Russell, Thomson Reuters
    • Jinny Yang, ICBC Standard
    • Julian Kettle, Wood Mackenzie

    Topic: Understanding China – Priorities and uncertainties

    • China's economic outlook
    • China policy interpretation and implementation
    • How China's policy may impact the metals market
    • New drivers of China's future

    Spotlight on China policy and its impact on metals (PDF)  

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