Grain Ukraine 2021 brings together grain market experts in June

This year's VI International Grain Ukraine Conference will be convened on June 4-5, traditionally in Odesa. The meeting of the key players of the grain market will be held under the slogan Future Grain. This means that the focus will be on the future of the grain industry, conference organizers mark.

Among the headliners of the conference are the top officials from the relevant authorities:

  • Roman Leshchenko, Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food, The agricultural market strategy for the next 10 years
  • Vladyslav Krykliy, Minister of Infrastructure, Ukraine's prospects as a transport hub between East and West
  • Vladyslava Magaletska, Head of the State Service of Ukraine for Food Safety and Consumer Protection, The State Tax Service as the main gateway to Ukrainian grain exports

Grain Ukraine's hot panel discussions will bring together the most influential representatives of business and government to give different views on hot-button market issues.

The Trade panel participants will talk on the future of Ukrainian grain in foreign markets and tomorrow trends with Taras Kachka, Deputy Minister for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture, Ivanna Dorichenko, GAFTA arbitrator and Managing Director at TRADAIDE, Dmytro Furda, Chief Trader at NIBULON.

During the Infrastructure panel, the future development of ports will be a subject of discussion, their competitiveness and expected changes to the legislation with Shota Hadzhishvili, Co-founder and CEO of RISOIL SA group, Dmytro Lyvch, Head of the analytical department of the Center for Economic Recovery, Mykhail Rizak, NIBULON government affairs Chief Officer, Yuri Vaskov, Owner of Ukrmara company, Raivis Veckagans, Owner of RV Transport Consulting, representative of QTerminals in Ukraine, and Yevhen Ignatenko, Co-founder of Grain Transshipment.

Current and future phytosanitary norms in terms of Ukrainian exports will be addressed by Arina Korchmaryova, Vice President of Cotecna Inspection Business Group for Baltic, Black and Caspian Seas Market, Vladyslav Sedyk, First Deputy Head of the State Service of Ukraine for Food Safety and Consumer Protection.

In addition to panel discussions, participants will learn first-hand about main legislative initiatives and actions to facilitate the work on the grain market, and also about changes in the investment climate of the country.

“Traditionally, Grain Ukraine has the status of the most atmospheric agricultural party of the year. Recently, we have seen really vigorous and useful debates on its stage that continue informally after. Grain titans meet here to discuss the future,” said Iryna Bondarenko, Chair of the Grain Ukraine organizing committee.

The organizers expect more than 400 participants. To increase the level of health protection, the event will be held outdoors in Buddha Beach. The organizers of the event — IdeasFirst, TIS group and Neptune grain terminal — guarantee that the place will meet all the Ministry of Health requirements regarding the masks, safety distance for each participant, constant disinfection of premises so that guests can meet colleagues and friends without risk to their health.

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