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Industry Experts to Discuss Commodities and Macro-Economic Trends at the 5th Global Commodity Outlook Conference

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World Bank forecasts economic growth at 4.5% for 2018

DMCC, the world’s leading Free Zone for commodities trade and enterprise in Dubai, and Richcomm Global Services, the Dubai-based international commodity services company, in collaboration with DGCX, the region’s largest and most diversified derivatives bourse, will be hosting the ‘Global Commodity Outlook Conference’ in Dubai for the fifth consecutive year on 11 February 2018.

Government officials, investors, industry specialists and commodity traders will unite under one roof at the Almas Conference Centre in Dubai’s DMCC Free Zone to discuss the latest trends and opportunities in the global commodities market, with an emphasis on 2018 market and price outlook for commodities.

World experts in agriculture, energy, base metals, and precious metals will address the impact of higher interest rates on traders, the new demands from ethical investors, as well as the break-through innovations in trade finance. This year, the conference will also include a special presentation on the rise of crypto-currencies and fintech, and their impact on regulated exchanges.

Keynote speeches will be delivered by:

  • Hassan Al Hashemi, Vice President, Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry
  • Sanjeev Dutta, Executive Director – Commodities, DMCC
  • Paresh Kotecha, Managing Director, Richcomm Global Services
  • Prince Niyi Akenzua, Executive Director, Finance & Risk Management, Bank of Agriculture Limited

Sanjeev Dutta, Executive Director, Commodities, DMCC said:

“The World Bank predicts that economic growth in emerging markets and developing economies will increase to 4.5%, as activity in commodity exporters continues to recover. It is a crucial time for industry experts to get together and discuss how we can maintain this positive momentum. We are delighted to collaborate with Richcomm and DMCC for the fifth consecutive year and provide an all-inclusive, effective platform for discussion.

Paresh Kotecha, Chairman and Managing Director of Richcomm, added:

“We look forward to welcoming our delegates this year as we prepare for the challenges in the global commodities market. Our remarkable line-up of global speakers and panellists are prepared to tackle the most difficult conversations about the industry and present credible, feasible solutions. Like every year, we aim to provide our delegates with useful information and tangible resolutions to manage risks and capture opportunities and help to elevate the industry as a whole.”

For more information about this year’s conference, keynote speakers, or registration enquiries, you can visit:

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