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VI annual conference CIS Long and Wire Products Markets 2008, October 15-16, Alushta, Crimea, Ukraine



Information Agency Metal Expert and Business Forum are happy to announce about their sixth annual conferenceLong and Wire Products Markets 2008.

In H1 2008, prices in world markets and in CIS markets increased more than twice and are still growing. There is no a clear answer so far to whether prices will decrease by the end of the year or not. What influence will such a considerable growth have upon consumption?

Main issues of interest for all market participants:

  • Long product price forecast in 2009. Analysis of factors which may influence prices.
  • Prospects of domestic supplies within CIS in 2009, analysis of domestic consumption in 2008.
  • Peculiarities of trading companies work in a growing market, prospects of consumption development in the regions.

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Session 1

  • Analysis of factors having an influence upon longs price increase in 2008, price forecast for 2009.
  • Analysis and forecast of an influence raw materials price has upon steel product price forming.
  • Analysis and development of price situation in the global billet market, its influence on long product market in CIS.

    Representatives from the following companies are invited with their reports: Metalloinvest, Metinvest Holding, MAIR, Arcelor Mittal.

Session 2

  • Strategy of long product suppliers development in CIS in 2009.
  • Prospects of production and consumption of long products in 2009.
  • Producers plans on capacity expansion, processes of consolidation within CIS and purchasing of foreign assets.
  • Work with end consumers and trading companies.
  • Price forming (main factors influencing producers price forming for domestic market in 2009).

Representatives from the following companies are invited with their reports:

EvrazHolding, Mechel, NSMMZ, Severstal, MMK, Estar, Amurmetal, Chusovskoi Metallurgical Works, Novorosmetall, UMMC.

ArcelorMittal Kryviy Rih, IUD, Donetsk, Petrovsky Plant (EvrazHolding).

Kasting, ArcelorMittal Temirtau, Caspian Steel, KazFerroStal.

Byelorussian SW.

Moldova SW.

Session 3

  • Strategy of wire products suppliers and trading companies development in CIS in the near term.
  • Basic trends and prospects of production, domestic supplies and consumption of metalware in 20082009.
  • New ways of metalware production development.
  • Basic factors influencing price forming in the domestic market.
  • Work of trading companies in instable market.

Representatives from the following companies are invited with their reports:

Sevrstal-metiz, MMK-Metiz, Mechel-Metiz, Urals Precision Alloys Works, EvrazHolding, Metiznaya Torgovaya Kompaniya, Alfa Ars Metizy.

Byelorussian SW, Rechitsa Metizy Plant.

Dneprometiz, Silur, Stalkanat, Industrial-Metalware Union, Druzhkovsky Metalware Plant, Zaporozhye Precision Alloys Works, Yuzmetiz.

Session 4

  • Main trends and prospects of long product consumption in regions.
  • Purchases and sales at a rapid price growth.
  • Development of regional consumption, work of trading companies in main regions of Russia and Ukraine.

Representatives from the following companies are invited with their reports:

Komteh, MetallServis, Inprom, CarboFer Metall Ural, SPK, All Russian Steel, Carbofer Metall Sibir, Belon.

Altair, Kaskad, Vikant, Metinvest-SMC, Ukrainian Mining and Metallurgical Company, Spetsmetallprom, Transagency Plus, Volynglavpostach, Vizdev.

Session 5

Round table resuming discussion producers, trading companies and consumers.


Within the framework of the conference, business meetings of suppliers and consumers of long products and metalware will be arranged. The delegates will be able to occupy personal offices for talks with forum participants.

Representatives from the following companies are invited for talks: ArcelorMittal Kryviy Rih, Metinvest Ukraine, Moldova SW, EvrzHolding, Mechel, Mechel-Servis, Metinvest Holding, Severstal, MMK, IUD, Byelorussian SW, Liepajas Metalurgs.


Among the invitees are representatives from leading steel plants, metalware plants, managing companies, trading companies, construction companies and concrete plants from Russia, Ukraine and other CIS countries.

Heads of purchases and sales departments of vertical-integrated holdings, steel plants, coal companies, ferroalloys, pig iron and HBI producers are invited to take part in the conference.


Metal Expert is an independent and reliable provider of news, price quotations, statistics, analysis and research for global steel and raw materials market.
Its experienced team of journalists, observers, analysts and consultants give professional insight into the market through regular publications, on-line services, research and bespoke services.

Metal Expert is headquartered in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine, and has two regional offices in Moscow, Russia and Houston, USA.

Established in 1994, Metal Expert till recently has been mainly focused on the CIS regional market and its place in the global picture.
From 2007 Metal Expert provides market participants with the publications and services dedicated to global steel and raw materials market as well, another different professional point of view on the global market development and trends.

Business Forum, being a regular partner of Metal Expert, specializes in arranging of business events which gather top-managers and leading experts of large mining companies from CIS countries, major metal trading companies, metal consumers from machine-building sector (car making, wagon building, ship building, bridge construction, state authorities).


The Sea Resort & SPA Hotel**** is situated in the most picturesque site in Alushta, Crimea. Here you will find comfortable rooms, water pool and SPA center.

October 14 Arrival of delegates, welcome-reception.
October 15 Working sessions, negotiations.
October 16 Working sessions, negotiations.
October 17 Departure.


Before September 15
FULL Registration Fee
(after September 15)
One delegate
$ 890

$ 990

Two or more delegates
$ 800

$ 900

The fee includes

    attendance at all sessions, documents, coffee breaks, gala-dinner.
The fee does not include hotel accommodation.

In order to attend the conference, please, fill in Registration Form.


Participating in the conference as a sponsor or advertiser will enable you to introduce your trademark and present the products and services of your company to the major specialists in the most efficient way.
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For more detailed information about the Conference, please, visit our web-site:,
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+7 (495) 775-60-55, +38 (0562) 31-39-19.

In order to take part in the Conference please fill in the application form online or send it via fax to
+7 (495) 775-60-55 or Ukraine +38 (0562) 31-39-19.

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