February 25 – 26, 2010
Singapore («Four Seasons Hotel»)
under the auspices of
the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation
The Russian Grain Union together with «Sojitz Corp.» (Japan)
I International Grain Trade Conference "Asia - Russia"
In the Conference work took part more than 200 representatives from 21 countries worldwide including Singapore, Australia, Argentina, Vietnam, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Kazakhstan, Turkey, Egypt and Japan.
The General sponsorship was provided by the United Grain Company, sponsorship – by SKAT, Schyolkovo Agrokhim, Berkut, ACTAVA TRADING, Sea Trade Group.
In the frameworks of the Conference their reports presented Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation Sergey Korolev, Director ofCaiani & Company Dr Carlos Caiani (Australia), General Director of the United Grain Company Sergey Levin, Deputy General Director of SAKHO Andrey Skurikhin, Chairman of the Agroindustrial Union of Russia Ivan Obolentsev, Head of Transport regulation department of the Federal Tariff Service of Russia Viktor Kvitko, First Deputy Director General on Strategic development and Corporate communications of Rusagrotrans Oleg Rogachev, representatives of NYK Global Bulk Corporation (Japan), Sea Trade Port of Vladivostok and others.
Among the Conference topics were current situation and development forecast of Russian and Asian grain markets in the short and medium term prospect, export potential of Russia, particularly Siberia, prospects for the development of grain purchases financing, Russian grain infrastructure and logistics development at the Far East.
Particular attention was paid to safety and quality of Russian grain, accordance with the requirements of Asian consumers, peculiarities of its use while flour production.