EuroGrainExchange 2024 in Bucharest on 10-11 April 2024


The most important spring summit dedicated to grain business, which will be held for the second year in the capital of Romania – EuroGrain Exchange 2024, on April 10-11, at the Congress Center of the Radisson Blu Hotel Bucharest, comes with exceptional opportunities for traders, farmers, input suppliers and for all those involved in this vital sector for global economic security.

Thus, on April 9, a one-day visit to the Port of Constanța is scheduled – for a meeting with the port authorities and a visit to the grain terminals. Constanța Port has become in the last 2 years a vital point for Black Sea grain exports, developing its logistics incredibly and creating an international network of trusted partners to offer its customers – port communities, shippers, traders – a service of high commercial class, guaranteeing them freedom of choice.

On April 10, at 9:00 AM, EuroGrainExchange 2024 will host an exclusive seminar supported by AGA Partners, a leading international law and arbitration law firm, with the theme: Navigating Legal Seas: Insights into Shipping and Maritime Disputes. The seminar is designed as a half-day course by presenting real cases covering the most relevant aspects dedicated to the recent challenges encountered in the transport of agricultural goods by sea. Participants will gain invaluable knowledge about the conclusion and execution of shipping contracts, demurrage and detention or seizure of ships and cargo on board. The speakers at the seminar have a rich track record with extensive knowledge and expertise in the field and will exemplify to the audience the nuances of English law in maritime disputes as well as strategies to avoid common pitfalls.

Also, also as part of the parallel program of the event, on April 10, at 9:00, participants can benefit from an Exclusive Pre-conference Workshop supported by representatives of StoneX and Euronext, with the theme: Fundamentals of commodity price risk management. The workshop is intended to be a hands-on program designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed to navigate, with greater control, the risk environment generated by grain futures contracts. After a brief foray into the history of Euronext, participants in this workshop will gain knowledge about futures specifications and options, risk identification and management, and portfolio risk options.

 The EuroGrain Exchange 2024 agenda has been designed to address the most important issues of concern to all those involved in the grain business, bringing to the attention of participants novel perspectives for this ever-diversifying and evolving sector. From the summary of the agenda, we present some presentations that should not be missed.

 For April 10, at 16 p.m., we bring to your attention an important landmark of the agenda, the discussion panel with the theme In fundamentals we trust, or the art of making S&D and look into a crystal ball, moderated by Petar Dimitrov, from Agricore, Bulgaria, which will highlight the importance of the Black Sea as a price driver, global trends and redirection, as well as macro threats related to economics, exchange rates, funds and crypto. This debate will highlight the challenges that the grain and oilseeds market has faced in the 2023/24 season and the first perspectives for the future but also the existing correlations between the global cash and futures markets and how trading strategies should evolve as following these correlations.

On April 11, at 10 a.m., Andrei Solomon, from Expur – Avril, Romania, will moderate the discussion panel on the topic of Oilseeds, oils, meals and fats on the verge of oversupply and overregulations – to be implemented, a foray into the future trends in the production and consumption of vegetable oils and fats for food and fuel, with particularities for the market in Turkey, Poland and Croatia.Also on April 11, at 11:30 a.m., discussion panel Demand that saved the season: North Africa, Turkey, Italy and Greece will be held, moderated by Todor Stoykov from the Bulgarian Association of Grain and Feed Traders (BAGFT). The debate will present interesting insights into the Mare Nostrum Concept and the role of the Balkans/Black Sea as the main supplier for North Africa and Southeast Asia. The experts will also analyze the Adriatic countries that rule the coaster industry and the fleet of grain trucks that flood the center of the EU.

Take advantage of the last days to register for the most important spring 2024 event dedicated to the grains industry, to be with those whose experience and vision are guiding the grains and oilseeds sector in Central and Eastern Europe, the Black Sea region and from the Balkans.