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I conference CIS Steel and Raw Materials in the World Markets, 13-14 April 2006, Kiev, Ukraine

13-14 April 2006, Radisson SAS, Kiev, Ukraine


Metal Expert Research Group and Business Forum Ltd. are delighted to present their 1-st international CIS Steel and Raw Materials conference devoted to CIS share in the world steel and steelmaking raw materials trade.


The global consumption growth keeps slowing down. What is the impact of global steel oversupply?
  • Who is to cut deliveries: domestic suppliers or exporters?
  • How long will the low price period last?
  • How will CIS share in the world trade change?

CIS companies presence in the South-East Asian markets is still considerable though, with the pressure from China, CIS exporters cut their supplies to the South-East Asia and boost their market share in the Middle East, Europe and the USA.
  • What does the future hold for the world markets?
  • What is CIS deliveries impact on regional prices and market balance?
  • The competition of regional products with CIS steel and raw materials.

Outlook for CIS steel companies consolidation in the steel market

Wednesday, April 12, 2006

17-00 18-00 Registration
18-00 20-00 Welcome reception with SBB Meets

DAY ONE: Thursday, April 13, 2006

9-00 10-00 Registration
10-00 12-00 SESSION ONE: Asia and Middle East Markets

Chairmans introduction
Sergey Grabovsky, Managing Director, Metal Expert

Steel market development in 2006
Vladimir Vlasyuk, Director, UkrPromZovnishEkspertyza

Prospects of the Russian Steel in Asia
Georgy Eliseev, Head of Analytical Department, EvrazHolding

Priorities of Mittal Steel Kriviy Rih sales policy
Andrey Kitica, Director FEA, Marketing and Sales, Mittal Steel Kriviy Rih

Metinvest Holding Ltd. plans for development
Andrey Bolshakov, Director Strategic Development, Metinvest

The Turkish Steel Industry
Murat Eryilmaz, General Manager, SteelOrbis

12-00 12-30 Coffee break



    12-30 14-30 SESSION TWO: European and American Markets

    Strategic Positioning of CIS Steel Producers in a Changing Steel Industry Landscape
    Franz Josef Marx, Vice President, The Boston Consulting Group

    Outlook for Ukrainian long products sales
    Valery Stasyuk, Smart Group

    Acquisition of Steel Assets in Europe and the U.S. by the CIS Companies
    Alexei Ovsiannikov, Director Industrial Valuation, American Appraisal Inc.
    The Drivers behind Steel Demand with focus on the EU, USA compared with Russia
    and Ukraine
    Jason Hunter, Managing Consultant, Steel Business Briefing
    Sponsors presentation
    Independent Inspection of quality and quantity of cargo consignments as a tool kit
    for increase of efficiency of business
    Mikhail Frolov, Regional Director of Metals Department, Inspectorate Russia

    14-30 16-00 Lunch

    16-00 18-00 SESSION THREE: Open discussion: Outlook for CIS steel exports

    DAY TWO: Friday, April 14, 2006

    10-00 12-00 SESSION FOUR: CIS Raw Materials Exports: Iron Ore

    Chairman Vladimir Terlovoy,
    Head of Metal Expert Research Group

    Midrex and DRI, HBI and HDRI in the Marketplace. Then, Now, and in the Future
    Henry Gaines, DR Plant Sales Manager, Midrex Technologies

    Global consolidation of Mining and Steel Industry with focus on CIS companies
    Anton Egorov, Leading Expert, Gazmetallproekt

    Iron Ore from Russia or Antidumping Ukrainian Style
    Yaroslava Gromova, Chief Economist, Illych Steel Mill (Mariupol)

    Iron Ore Markets Problems of Development
    Yuriy Mishin, Director of Marketing and Strategic Development, Metalloinvest

    12-00 12-30 Coffee break

    12-30 14-30 SESSION FIVE: CIS Raw Materials Exports: Steel Scrap and Ferroalloys

    Manganese Outlook 2006-2007
    Nicolas Touchard, Market Research Manager, Eramet Comilog Manganese

    Ukrainian scrap market. Export perspectives
    Oleg Reshetnyak, General Director, Ukrmetall

    Current status and future prospects of Russian scrap market in 2006
    Andrey Kuzmin, Head of Raw Materials Research Unit, Metal Courier

    Current state of ferrous scrap market in Russia
    Alexander Stepanov, Head of Analytical Department, MAIR

    14-30 Close of conference, cocktail reception

    Metal Expert is a part of Metal Courier information agency established in 1996. The agency started with steel and raw materials news for Russian speaking specialists in former USSR countries. The range of products and services expanded, having made Metal Expert a reliable regional source for the CIS steel and raw materials markets. Now the agency provides daily news, monthly analytical bulletins, quarterly forecasts, special reports and consulting services both in English and Russian. All the products in English are customized for the needs of the companies and specialists working with the CIS. Metal Expert is also an organizer of conferences for steel industry players.


    Sponsoring or exhibiting at the event will guarantee full exposure to the target audience and enable to promote your products and services.
    For sponsoring opportunities please contact: +7 495 756055, +38 0562 313919,

    Radisson SAS Hotel*****, Kiev, Ukraine opened in 2006 is a modern and one of the most beautiful hotels in Ukraine. It is situated in the city centre close to governmental buildings and Kreshatyk, the main street of Kiev.
    Hotel room reservation: tel. + 380 44 492 22 00, fax + 380 44 492 22 15

    To reserve a room in other hotels close to Radisson SAS please contact:
    Dnipro Hotel**** +380 44 2546777
    Gintama Hotel*** +380 44 2785092
    Lybid Hotel*** +380 44 2360063
    Kozatsky Hotel** +380 44 2794925


    Registration fee:
    one delegate: $990
    two or more delegates: $890

    Conference fee includes attendance at all sessions, conference documentation, refreshments, lunch, welcome and cocktail receptions.
    Note: We regret that cancellations made after 14 days prior to the conference terms will not be refunded. Substitutions are available at any time.

    To register for the conference please fill the registration form and send it to us

    For more information regarding the conference please contact Olga Tokar or by fax: +38(0562)31-39-19, +7(495)775-60-55.

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