On June 04-07, 2019
under the auspices of:
the Russian Export Center (REC) and All-Russian Non-Governmental Organization of Small and Medium Business “OPORA RUSSIA”
took place XX International Grain Round «Grain market – yesterday, today, tomorrow» in Gelendzhik, Krasnodar Region.
More than 1200 representatives from 30 countries of the world took part in the event including Russian Federation, USA, UK, Austria, Albania, Bulgaria, Hong Kong, France, Switzerland, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Egypt, Italy, Cyprus, Netherlands, Turkey, Singapore, UAE, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Finland, Moldova, Belarus and other countries.
The General partner bank of the Round was PJSC «Sberbank»
Sponsors of the Round were: SIERENTZ GLOBAL MERCHANTS VOSTOK», «Alvari-rus» and Group of companies «BI Granum».
Official Maritime Partner was «South sea port».
Sponsor of the Anniversary Party «COTECNA 20 Years in Russia» was «Cotecna Inspection (Vostok)», sponsor of the Registration – «Suomen Viljava», sponsor of the Coffee-breaks – «East-West United Bank».
Vehicles were demonstrated by «Peterburgsky Traktorny Zavod» and «Kombaynovy Zavod» Rostselmash».
«Avellum» has become the law partner and «Trucker» as a Digital partner.
Brewing company «Baltika» was the official beer partner of the Grain round.
In the framework of the XX International Grain Round workshops were organized by PJSC «Sberbank» and «Avellum»
Presentations of the speakers are available in the Personal web-office.
05 June 2019
Traditionally International Grain Round «Grain Market – yesterday, today, tomorrow» began its work with a solemn greeting of the President of the Russian Grain Union Arkady Zlochevskiy.
The round was proceeded with the speech of Vice-President of the Russian Grain Union Alexander Korbut, floor was then given to the Senior analyst, Centre of Economic Forecasting, Department of Strategic Development and Economic Forecasting, "GazpromBank", who spoke about the risks of the global economy and the effects on commodity markets.
The First Vice-Chairman of Committee of the Federal Council for agri-food policy and environment Sergey Lisovsky, Leader of the party “Delo”, President of the association “Rosagromash” Konstantin Babkin and Vice President of “Opora Russia” Nikolay Dunaev also expressed their position on this issue.
A little bit later president of the South-West Bank PJSC “Sberbank” Evgeny Titov presented his report about «Sberbank for business». His colleague Tatyana Kreytor - Executive Director of the office for business development in sectors PJSC “Sberbank” spoke in detail about the industry management of corporate business.
The second session was dedicated to the Trends of the global economy, impact on agri-food markets. World and Black Sea grain and oilseeds market: the main results and forecasts for 2019/20. Global flour market – is there a place for Russia? The world market of pulses - opportunities for Russia.
There took part such speakers as Matt Ammermann, Vice President in the Black Sea Region and Eastern Europe, INTL FCStone Financial Inc., the USA , Denis Plenkin, Broker from Agropa Trading LP and the Head of the Office for Business projects, “APK Inform” from Ukraine Rodion Rybchinsky.
At the end of the day there was a workshop by PJSC Sberbank.
The Bank's employees told about new trends in the pricing mechanism and price risk management in the Black Sea region, business process outsourcing, international factoring and approaches to transaction structuring. Speakers of the workshop were: Evgenia Minakova - Sales for Commodity Markets, Sergey Adamenko - Managing director, PJSC “Sberbank”, Alexander Bobylev - Senior pricing specialist, Department of agriculture, EMEA S&P Global Platts, Nataliya Podvoyskaya - General director, Intercomp, Anastasia Strokova - Sales director, Korus and Dmitry Echkalov -Head of international business development department, Sberbank Factoring.
In the evening there was the Anniversary Party «COTECNA 20 Years in Russia» organized by Cotecna Inspection and where everyone had a good time dancing and drinkig.
06 June 2019
The next day of the XX International Grain Round began with the third session «Domestic market and export - competition for grain resources, where the main topics were: Demand for grains from the livestock - changing volumes and structure in production, potential of growth / Passion for flour. Logistics of grain cargoes: road and rail transport. Where will we go and how much will we spend in the new season?
The speakers were Maksim Nikitochkin - Senior Manager of Transaction Advisory Services, Ernst&Young, Valeriy Gachman - General director, Altai Flour Mills, Mikhail Mezentsev - Managing Director of TRUCKER agricultural business (National Logistic Company) and Igor Pavensky - Director of the Department for Strategic Marketing, “Rusagrotrans”, who had birthday on 5th June.
Vice-President of the Russian Grain Union Alexander Korbut gave him a birthday gift and he in turn, couldn’t help smiling and thanked everyone for the congratulations that came even from the audience.
Well-known representatives of Kazakhstan and Ukraine: Viktor Aslanov - Director of the research office «Grain&Oilseeds» (Kazakhstan), Andrey Druzyaka - Board Member of ZERNO UA. took part in the framework of the forth session.
In the conclusion of the business part of the Round, a panel discussion took place with leading experts of the Russian grain market. The forecasts were presented by Dmitry Rylko - General Director of IKAR, Vladimir Petrichenko - General Director of «ProZerno», Igor Pavensky - Director of Strategic Marketing Department in «Rusagrotrans», Vitaly Smirnov - Director of Quality, Sodrujestvo, Sergey Sukhov - Director of the marketing department, Glencore Agriculture and Arkady Zlochevskiy - President of the Russian Grain Union.
Report was also presented by Irina Sarycheva - Customer Care and Technical Governance Manager of the Department of Agribusiness, SGS Vostok limited, who had birthday during the Grain Round. Alexander Korbut gave her a big bouquet and his congratulations were accompanied by applause.
Participants also paid their interest to the workshop organized by Avellum
. Speakers were Aminat Suleymanova
- Co-managing Partner, and Ivan Kasynyuk
This workshop were in the format of "question-answer" caused great interest among participants, and anyone could ask a question and immediately get a detailed answer with examples from the life of the speakers.
The XX International Grain Round ended with the gala-dinner with the traditional awarding of the Sponsors of the conference with diplomas of the Russian Grain Union. Company «Foss» with the participation of the sales director Elena Kultysheva played three gift certificates, which quickly found their lucky owners, and «Peterburgsky Traktorny Zavod» represented by the Deputy Director of sales Boris Filin made a tempting offer for guests, providing a discount in the amount of 200 000 rubles for the purchase of all the models of KIROVETS tractors till 30.08.2019.
The cover band Lime Band played during the gala-dinner and every participant of the event danced the whole evening.