18th Phenol/Acetone & Derivatives,

28-29 Sep, 2021

13:30

Pre-Event Networking

(Participants are strongly encouraged to Log on to get acquainted with CMT MEET Platform)

14:30

Welcome Remarks & Moderator's Introduction

Mr. Gerry Song Manjun, General Manager

Highsun International Chemical Trading Center (HSCC)

14:35

GLOBAL ECONOMIC OUTLOOK – IS RECOVERY IN SIGHT?

  • Global economic recovery and its divergence
  • De-globalization and export outlook
  • QE tapering and the US dollar trend

Dr. Amonthep Chawla, EVP & Head of Research Office

CIMB Thailand

15:05

BENZENE MARKET OUTLOOK & TRADE CHALLENGES

  • Crude oil volatility on Benzene market
  • Pandemic impact & rising shipping cost on benzene trade flow
  • Downstream demand drivers & forecast
  • Carbon footprint reduction effect

Mr. Roger Van Baal, Executive Director

Integra Petrochemicals Pte Ltd

15:30

POST-COVID19: WILL ASIAN PHENOL/ACETONE RECOVERY BE SUSTAINABLE?

  • Asian phenol/acetone market overview in 2020-2021
  • Upstream benzene/propylene markets overview & outlook
  • Downstream Asian MMA market overview & outlookDemand/supply trends

Ms. Michelle Chaewon Kim, Senior Editor – Petrochemicals

S&P Global Platts

15:55

CHINA’S PHENOL/ACETONE MARKET DYNAMICS

  • Covid19 & its impact on Phenol/Acetone market
  • New phenol capacities on market supply/demand balance
  • Phenol imports on local production
  • Downstream growth drivers & trends

Ms. Yu Lichao, Product Manager - Organic Chemical industry Dept

North China Company, Sinopec Chemical Commercial Holding Co. Ltd

16:20

Networking Break

(25 minutes Virtual Interaction at CMT Connect & Networking Lounge)

16:44

Chairman's Introduction

16:45

CAPROLACTAM SUPPLY & NYLON MARKET DYNAMICS

  • Supply/demand outlook & growth trends
  • Raw materials supply challenges
  • Meeting robust downstream demand & growth driver
  • Sustainability roadmap & future of EcoLactam

Mr. Gerry Song Manjun, General Manager

Highsun International Chemical Trading Center (HSCC)

17:10

ACETONE/IPA MARKET OUTLOOK & UPDATE ON IPA INVESTMENT

17:35

MMATWO: CHEMICAL RECYCLING TECHNOLOGY FOR END-OF-LIFE PMMA WASTES

  • Technology innovation, Project update & Challenges

Mr. Jean Luc Dubois, Scientific Director - Catalysis, Processes, Renewables and Recycling

Arkema France

18:00

End of Day One & Virtual Networking continues

13:30

Pre-Event Networking

(Participants are strongly encouraged to Log on to get acquainted with CMT MEET Platform)

14:30

Chairman’s Introduction

14:35

GLOBAL BPA MARKET OUTLOOK, COMPETITIVENESS, TRENDS & FORECAST

  • Worldwide production & capacities expansion
  • BPA supply constraint & trade flow
  • Downstream demand drivers & forecast

Mr. Derek Gao Weidong, Director - Engineering Plastics

Luxi Group

15:00

SUSTAINABILITY & POLYCARBONATE MARKET IN THE AGE OF COVID-19

  • Demand/supply forecast & growth outlook
  • Future of Climate-neutral & PCR Polycarbonate

Mr. Roy Cheung, Global Head of Sustainability Solutions, Polycarbonates

Covestro (Shanghai) Investment Co.,Ltd.

15:30

GLOBAL SUPPLY DISRUPTION IN EPOXY RESINS MARKET

Mr. Jerry Hsu, Sales Manager, Epoxy Sales Dept

Nan Ya Electronic Materials (Kunshan) Corp.,Ltd

15:55

Networking Break

(25 minutes Virtual Interaction at CMT Connect & Networking Lounge)

16:20

INDIA’S PHENOL/ACETONE & DERIVATIVES OUTLOOK

  • Covid19 impact on Indian economy and  Phenol/Acetone market
  • ADD : Recent development
  • Shift in India's international trade : Commencement of bulk exports
  • Emerging applications and new capacities
  • IPA expansion

Mr. Rajeev Pandia, Member of the Board

Deepak Phenolics Limited

16:45

GLOBAL OUTLOOK ON CHEMICAL TANKERS SHIPPING MARKET

  • Global chemicals seaborne trade market outlook
  • Acetone/phenol seaborne trade development
  • Forecast for charter rates and freight rates—stainless steel tankers (because acetone and phenol are carried by stainless steel chemical  tankers)
  • MEPC76 impacts on chemical shipping market

Ms. Hu Qing, Lead Analyst

Drewry Maritime Services Asia Pte Ltd

17:10

End of Conference and Virtual Networking continues

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