Metals consumers to share their views on commodity risk management at the 5th Metals Trading Risks Summit

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The 5th Metals Trading Risks 2015 Summit, organised by IRN on 10-11 June at the Hôtel Royal in Geneva, will focus on market, counterparty, regulatory, financial and supply chain risks affecting metals trading activities.

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With large volume purchases of metals, packaging, automotive and other manufacturing, companies need to carefully look at the metals trading markets. How do these companies minimise the impact of price volatility? How have metal consumers managed supply risk in recent years? The 5th Metals Trading Risks 2015 Summit, taking place on 10-11 June at the Hôtel Royal in Geneva, will look at these risks faced by metals consuming companies, providing best practices on how to optimise price volatility management, hedging strategies and supply chain risk controlling.

The approach of a beverage and brewing company on minimising the impact of metal price volatility will be reviewed at the Summit where Federico Cepeda, Global Commodities Director at AB InBev will share with participants ways to enhance their existing price movement forecasting tools as well as how to improve their hedging strategy The Summit will also feature sessions led by senior level representatives from Nexans and Brady. .

The conference for the metals trading industry will gather metals consuming companies on a panel discussion that will look at supply and price risk management. This session will provide an overview on how the supply risk has been managed by metals consumers in recent years including practical examples to develop their strategies in light of the new hedging context.

Speaking companies at this year’s edition include: Cargill, Vale International, Deutsche Bank, Rusal/RTI, Aludium, Boliden Commercial AB, KGHM, Louis Dreyfus Commodities, London Metal Exchange and Gerald Metals, amongst many others.

The 5th Metals Trading Risks 2015 Summit is sponsored by Brady plc, a provider of software solutions for global commodity trading. This Summit is also supported by the London Metal Exchange, the Geneva Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Services (CCIG) and the Minor Metals Trade Association (MMTA).

More information about this year’s meeting, including speakers and agenda, can be found on the website:

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