On 13-14 November, 2018, CMT's 20th Asia CemenTrade Summit in Bangkok will analyse the changing dynamics of Asia's cement industry -- vis-a-vis US-China trade wars, rapid infrastructure boom in the Philippines, Indonesia's overcapacities, M&As in China, digitalization and much more.
BANGKOK, Oct. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The annual cement summit starts off with Dr. Amonthep Chawla, SVP & Head of Research Office, CIMB Thailand Public Company presenting the 'Global Economic Outlook' highlighting the impact of trade tensions between USA/China and USA/Europe, EU's slowdown and its impact on Asia plus the outlook for ASEAN economies.
Eminent cement manufacturers from Asia namely, Mr. Dennis van Heezik, CEO, Insee Digital and CIO/Chief Digital Officer, Siam City Cement will share their perspective on 'Digital Disruption in Cement Industry'. Mr. Mufti Arimurti, SVP of Sales of PT Semen Indonesia (Persero) discusses the 'Promising Cement Market in Indonesia Despite Current Overcapacity' - highlighting demand/supply projections, growth drivers to minimize the supply/demand gap and the impact of new players on market share and profitability.
Insightful presentations on the cement markets in the Philippines, India, Nepal and Iran will be discussed by leading cement producers and traders. Dr. Ishmael Ordonez, VP - Operations and Admin, Big Boss Cement presents on 'Build, Build, Build Infrastructure Program and the Effect on Cement Demand in the Philippines' pinpointing clinker and cement demand/supply projections vis-a-vis country's construction boom.
Mr. Mayank Gupta, Senior GM, Ultratech Cement shares the 'Bullish Outlook in India's Cement Market' focusing on demand/supply and impact of higher petcoke, coal and diesel prices and the alternatives. In addition, the fast growing 'Cement Markets in Nepal' and the impact on small players and clinker supply with local production - is analysed by Mr. Satish Kumar More, Director, Hongshi Shivam Cement and Chairman, Lucky Group -- as the Nepalese cement market is getting crowded with new expansion and investments. Further the 'Cement Market of Iran and Export Markets' is shared by Mr. Seyed Hosein Parhizgar, MD, Khalagh Tadbir Pars.
Organized by Centre for Management Technology (CMT), the summit also features:
- Global Cement/Clinker Market Outlook - USA, Latin America, Europe, Africa & Asia - IA Cement
- Cement Carrier Market - KGJ Cement
- Filter media for tough environment -- ready for alternative fuels - Evonik India