2nd Annual Brazil & Latin America Trade & Commodity Finance Conference

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Event Date/Time: Apr 23, 2012 End Date/Time: Apr 24, 2012
Early Registration Date: Mar 23, 2012
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Following on from the success of its inaugural conference held in Sao Paulo in April 2011, Exporta returns to Brazil in 2012 for a two-day gathering organised to provide a comprehensive update on one of the world’s fastest growing trade and commodity markets.

Over the course of the conference the following themes will be covered:
•Assessing levels of competition in the Brazilian trade finance market
•Comparing pricing levels with other key markets and how does this impact on market appeal?
•How can international institutions remain relevant and viable for borrowers?
•What does the recent credit rating upgrade mean in real terms for Brazil?
•Tracking the strong growth in trade flows between Brazil and other emerging markets such as Africa Asia
•The increasing role of overseas banks in off-taking large scale commodity deals
•Discussing the increasing use of RMB in international trade settlements
•Debating the impact of overseas investment in key sectors such as energy and agriculture on trade potential
•What opportunities do the discovery of the pre-salt oil fields provide for trade and supply chain finance?
•Export finance: Considering the opportunities provided as a result of key events such as the World Cup and Olympics
•Political risk concerns and their impact on slowing the region’s pace of growth
•Highlighting some of the recent success stories in Latin America such as Peru, Columbia and Chile

“An excellent introduction to Latin American trade and commodity finance issues”
K. Brownlees, Gallagher London

“Great array of professionals and experts across sectors and industries, good insight on marketing dynamics and trends”
E. Leiber-Faller, BBVA

“Very well organised and very good audience”
V. De Assis, Banco Safra

“Wonderful conference with really great professionals”
R.C. May, Banco Safra

“An event very informative and very rich in details”
G.F. Saldiva Cintra, Multipla Corretora de Mercadorias

Led by Brazil and its role as a global commodity producer, Latin America has enjoyed heightened interest from the international business community, as global corporates and banks seek to gain access and establish a presence on the ground to further their trade activities.

Utilising the proven Exporta format based on detailed content, high level discussion and informal networking, the conference will focus on the extensive growth enjoyed in the region, and how the benefits enjoyed through increased global commodity trade have furthered the activities of Brazilian companies and banks both at home and abroad.

Who should attend?
•Local and international banks
•Multinationals and SMEs
•Indepdendent financiers
•Commodity brokers and traders
•Insurance brokers and underwriters
•Export credit agencies
•Lawyers and consultants
•Solution providers
•Market analysts and policy advisors

At the close of Day One delegates will have the opportunity to continue their discussions through an evening reception, with strong emphasis placed on the importance of networking.