Agro-2011: evolution of agrarian markets (Agro-2011: UA)

Venue: Kiev

Location: Kiev, Ukraine

Event Date/Time: Mar 24, 2011 End Date/Time: Mar 25, 2011
Registration Date: Mar 23, 2011
Early Registration Date: Mar 11, 2011
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As it was previously reported by Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) the prices on food in the world on December 2010 reached record heights. Previous price record was recorded in 2008 when the growth of prices on food products provoked protests in some countries. What is in store for world and Ukraine in particular in 2011? After financial will come food crisis?

Despite the fact that the world situation causes extreme concern, Ukraine has a reason for optimism - our country is among the top three on the growth of agricultural production, together with Brazil and Russia (according to the report of UN Secretary-General "Agricultural development and food security"). The report also says that the growth of agricultural production in Ukraine in 2019 will be 29%, in case of support of the agricultural sector by the government.

To organize a constructive dialogue between agrarian business and government on March 24-25, 2010 in Kiev will be conducted the Forum “AGRO-2011: evolution of agrarian markets”. The aim of the forum is creation of unique platform for professional communication of agrarian market players and industries that has impact on AIC development. To determine perspectives of Ukraine on the global food market based on the situation in the country and world.
The Agenda is based on research of the range of problems, industry trend analysis and competent advises on the development of agricultural market segments that ensure practical character of discussed issues.

1. World food market: growing demand, higher prices, speculations, financial problems and lack of offers. Integration of Ukrainian AIC into world markets.
2. Priorities of private business. Future of agrarian holdings. Mergers and Acquisitions. The largest bargains in agrarian sector of Ukraine in 2010.
3. Direct investments in agriculture: trends and opportunities of attraction in Ukrainian conditions. Financing of Ukrainian agrarian sector by domestic and foreign banks. State finances and international financial institutions.
4. Commodity markets: grain, oilseed, dairy, meat. Quotas for grain exports – necessity or the mechanism of state influence?
5. Development of Ukrainian Oil Extraction Plant. Infinite growth of capacities. State regulation of sugar market.
6. Agro supply: cooperation of agrarians with manufacturers and sellers of fertilizers, fuel and equipment. Features of mineral fertilizers trade. Main market operators: manufacturers, importers, wholesalers. Agricultural machinery trade. New schemes of loyalty. Sale of equipment and state guarantees. Development of the domestic seed production. New opportunities in capturing the market.



Additional Information

Forum Organizers: Conference House Company – leader of Ukrainian market of business events organization. “Agrarica” - the information-analytical center for consulting of agrarian and food business.