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Event Overview

Connecting China with the global iron ore industry

After the success of our last conference, China Iron Ore is returning to Beijing on the 25th – 27th February 2020. Once again you can join delegates from across the iron and steel supply chain, including local and international producers, major investors and traders, government associations, and steel mills, to discuss some of the key issues facing the industry at the moment.

With supply disruptions easing there is renewed optimism in the market, but the industry still faces major challenges going into 2020. Make sure you're prepared by attending our sessions on:

  • High and low-grade iron ore supply and demand where you'll hear the latest on Chinese demand for high-grade iron ore from Anglo Americanthe current outlook for Australian iron ore from FMG and what challenges and opportunities to expect in 2020 from Vale
  • The impact of China's environmental policies on the domestic industry and what strategies producers and mills can use to stay ahead from Minmetals and the effect of China's growing scrap industry on iron demand from China Metallurgical Industry Planning & Research Institute
  • China's port markets, with insights into the effects of the supply disruptions and the trade war on the seaborne iron ore and port markets from Xiamen ITG Corp Ltd

Join us and some of the biggest names in the industry on the 25th of February in the Grand Hyatt Beijing for our pricing workshop and drinks reception, followed by two days of cutting edge content and networking.

New features for this year

  • Fastmarkets iron ore pricing workshop: Understand the methodology and mechanics behind how we price commodities
  • New networking app - search the delegate list from four weeks before the conference, send messages and arrange meetings
  • Meet the steel mills: Last year we had over 25 domestic steel mills in attendance - this year we're expanding our campaign to South East Asia. Do you work in iron ore procurement for a steel mill? Click here to apply for a free pass
  • Pre-conference drinks reception: Kick-off the conference in style and forge new connections 

Key Speakers

  • Siddarth Aggarwal - Manager Market Analysis, AngloAmerican
  • Geoff Beros - Senior Manager (Technical Marketing)FMG
  • Li Xinchuang - President & Chief EngineerChina Metallurgical Industry Planning & Research Institute
  • Geng Zuo, President & Chief Researcher, Minmetals
  • Li Peng - GM (Iron Ore), Xiamen Group Corp Ltd.
  • Shanshan Cao - VP (Industrial Commodities), COFCO Futures Co. Ltd
  • Tan Say Liang - GM, Singapore Exchange
  • Senior Representative (tbc) - Vale
  • Yang Bin, Director, International Trading, Valin Steel

Topics to be discussed

  • The impact of new environmental regulations on steel mills and feedstock demand. 
  • What the changes in demand for low and high-grade iron ore in emerging end-markets mean for the wider industry.
  • China's expanding scrap industry and the rise of EAFs - how will this affect demand for iron ore?
  • The effect of Chinese demand on Australian ore output
  • An overview of China’s port markets - how the trade war and supply disruptions are impacting seaborne iron ore

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