In one week, the Singapore International Ferrous Week (SIFW) will feature a strong line-up of international speakers to discuss, debate and seek solutions on a broad range of topics relating to the global ferrous ecosystem, including the challenges ahead for commodities in a post-COVID world and the decarbonisation of the steel value chain from the mining of iron ore to steelmaking.

SIFW, which is jointly organised by Singapore Exchange (SGX), Enterprise Singapore (ESG) and E-Steel, is the annual global flagship event for the ferrous metals supply chain. To prioritise the safety and well-being of participants, this year’s event will be held virtually from 13 to 15 July 2021.

SGX’s Singapore Iron Ore Forum returns for the eighth time and is the anchor event for SIFW. SIFW is partnering leading industry experts Aspermont Media, Fastmarkets, S&P Global Platts and TradeWinds to bring events covering the entire steelmaking value chain, across iron ore, coking coal, freight, steel and mining technologies. SIFW media partners include Argus Media, CNBC, Mysteel Global, Navigate Commodities and SteelMint.

Please visit www.sifw.sg and www.ironoreforum.sg for more details.

Official Events and Featured Speakers of SIFW

  • Opening ceremony: Singapore International Ferrous Week (13 July)
    • Dr. Tan See Leng, Minister for Manpower & Second Minister for Trade and Industry
    • Mr. Kwa Chong Seng, Chairman of Singapore Exchange
    • Dr. Edwin Basson, World Steel Association Member of the Executive Committee
    • Mr. Wang Yingsheng, Deputy Secretary General of China Iron and Steel Association
  • Anchor event: Singapore Iron Ore Forum (13 July)
  • Anchor event for SIFW with rich discussions on the iron ore market
    • Mr. Loh Boon Chye, Chief Executive Officer, Singapore Exchange
    • Mr. Nicholas Snowdon, Head of Base Metals and Bulks Research, Goldman Sachs Group
    • Ms. Tracy Liao, Vice President, Commodities Strategy, Citi
    • Mr. Rob Grant, Director, Energy, Fortescue Metals Group
    • Mr. Rohan Kendall, Head of Iron Ore Research, Wood Mackenzie
  • Future of Mining Asia, Singapore by Aspermont Media (13-15 July)
  • A global online platform and unique portal to connect with the mining community and access exclusive interviews with mining leaders
    • Mr. Justin Smirk, Senior Economist, Westpac Bank
    •  Mr. Geoff McNamara, Co-Founder & Non Executive Director, Tesoro Resources
    • Mr. Paul Sherriff, Executive Director, Fountainhead Partnerships
    • Ms. Bonnie Liu, CEO, GF Futures Hong Kong
  • Fastmarkets Singapore Steel Forum (14 July)
  • Featuring latest insights on steel market dynamics through sharp price reporting lenses
    • Mr. Peeyush Gupta, Chairman, Natsteel Holdings Singapore & Tata Steel Thailand PLC
    • Mr. Kazuo Mike Fujisawa, Principal, Overseas Business Planning Department, JFE Steel Corporation
    • Mr. Li Xinchuang, Managing Director, China Metallurgical Industry Planning & Research Institute
    • Mr. Ravi Singh, CEO, Sulb Company
  • TradeWinds Shipowners Forum Singapore (14 July)
  • Bringing leading voices in shipping that underpins global commodities trade
    • Mr. Kenneth Lim, Assistant Chief Executive (Industry), Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore
    • Mr. Mark Jackson, CEO, The Baltic Exchange
    • Mr. James Marshall, CEO, Berge Bulk
    • Mr. Rashpal Bhatti, Vice President, Maritime & Supply Chain Excellence, BHP
  • S&P Global Platts Singapore Coking Coal Conference (15 July)
  • Asia’s gathering for the metallurgical coal and coke market specialists
    • Mr. Ernie Thrasher, CEO, Xcoal
    • Mr. Joachim von Scheele, Global Director Commercialization, Linde
    • Mr. Ivan Bondarenko, Head of Marketing Strategy, Coal, BHP
    • Mr. Wang Fengshang, Vice President & Group Executive Director, China Risun Group
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