Event Overview

What is going on in 2018?
China cautiously exercising economic policies during the year to pursue steady growth while exposing to minimum risks The world focusing on tax reform and trading barriers set by the US
With crude oil futures listed and suppliers limiting production, will crude oil values thus keep marching north?
Will downstream markets be able to absorb increasing supply from new polyester capacities?
Are PTA and MEG really the super stars nowadays?

To find the answers:
With experiences gained from success of previous fourteen forums, supported by Polyester Committee of China Chemical Fibers Association and China National Chemical Fiber Corp., China Chemical & Fiber Economic Information Network (CCFEI) and Tecnon OrbiChem are to hold the 15th China International Polyester & Intermediates Forum. We’ ll, as we did in each forum in the past, invite relevant government institutions, industry associations, major feedstock suppliers and polyester producers, as well as traders and financial experts, upstream and downstream, home and abroad, to share their ideas and valuable info about polyester chain, take review of market highlights and economic performance in first half of the year 2-18, while look into opportunities and challenges in second half of the year.

We also focus on:
Strategies for investment in commodity market in 2018
RMB-based PX pricing, and PTA futures market opening to overseas players
Progress of domestic refining and chemical projects, and outlook of staple chemical commodity market structure
Change of garment purchasing mode and its influence on upstream demand
Review of polyester chain in H1 2018, and perspective of H2

Let's gather in Shanghai to forge new business relations in China!
The participants of previous 3 years come around 24 countries and regions.
  • Supporters:
  • Polyester Committee of China Chemical Fibers Association
    China National Chemical Fiber Corp.
  • Organizers:
  • China Chemical & Fiber Economic Information Network (CCFEI)
    Tecnon OrbiChem

Conference Time: 11-13 July 2018

Conference Venue: Holiday Inn Shanghai Pudong, 899 Dongfang Road, Pudong District, Shanghai, China

Conference Fees: Free for all sessions, as well as conference papers during the conference time, except for hotel accommodation, lunch and dinner charges.

Cancellation & Refunds: A full refund will be made for all written cancellations two weeks before the meeting. A 50% refund will be made for written cancellations received 7 days before the meeting. A substitute may be made at any time.

Conference Topics
Time Presentation
12 Jul Topic
A. M. Shanghai Hall, 3rd Floor
9:00 Opening Speech
9:15 Analysis on Macro-economic Environment in 2018
Speaker: Hu Xiaopeng, Researcher & Doctoral Supervisor, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences
9:45 Analysis and Perspective of World Crude Oil Market
Speaker: Li Zhan, World Crude Oil Price Analyst, Economics & Development Research Institute (EDRI), SINOPEC
Biography: Mr. Li graduated from Academy of Chinese Energy Strategy as Master of Applied Economics, and is currently serving Sinopec. Besides analysis on world crude oil market, he mainly works on annual reports including Annual Analysis on Crude oil and Petrochemical Markets, and Blue Book of China’s Crude Oil.
10:05 Coffee break
10:15 Support for Polyester Demand Across Key Regions and Markets
Speaker: Jason Miner, ‎Senior Analyst - Global Chemicals, Bloomberg Intelligence
Biography: Bloomberg connects decision makers to a dynamic network of data, people and ideas – delivering business and financial information, news and insights around the world. Bloomberg Professional service is the most powerful, flexible platform for financial professionals who need real-time data, news, analytics.
10:35 Elion’s Coal-Based MEG Production & the Development of Coal Chemicals in China
Speaker: Yang Qianli, General Manager, Shanghai Yijing Industrial Co. Ltd. 
11:05 PET Packaging Resin in 2018 - Rising Above the Tumult
Speaker: Francesco Zanchi, CEO, Global Service International S.R.L
Biography: GSI is mainly engaged in the business of petrochemical intermediates (PTA, DMT, MEG and PX), plastics-oriented polymers (PET, PP, PE and PA) and synthetic fibers. The company takes a big share in Europe’s imports of PET products, and is rapidly growing into a global leader. Mr. Francesco Zanchi is the founder and CEO of GSI, and he is also the founder and president of Inca International (now known as Equipolymer). 
11:35 Impact on Filament Weaving from Stricter Environment Ruling
Speaker: China Filament Weaving Association 
P. M. Shanghai Hall, 3rd Floor
Theme: PTA
14:00 Structural Changes of PX-PTA Market in 2018
Speaker: Major PTA Supplier 
14:25 Learn to Play in the Option Market
Speaker: General Manager Assistant, Huatai Futures
14:45 Coffee break
15:00 Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange Session
13 Jul Topic
A. M. Shanghai Hall, 3rd Floor
9:00 Title to be confirmed
Speaker: Tecnon OrbiChem
Biography: Tecnon OrbiChem has been a world leader in providing data and analysis to the petrochemical industry for over 35 years.  Active since 1975, we are now one of the world's leading marketing consultancies in the bulk chemicals, petrochemicals and plastics industries. We specialise in Chemical Intermediates, Synthetic Fibres and Resins.
9:25 INVISTA Performance Technologies and Its Latest PTA Technology
Speaker: Qunlong Du, AP Regional Director, INVISTA Performance Technologies
Biography: Mr. Du had been working for Sinopec’s Yizheng Chemical Fiber Co., Ltd. as a production manager of PTA, before he joined INVISTA in the year 2004. In INVISTA, he used to serve as process and operation engineer, trial production manager, technology service manager, etc, and is now in charge of technology license in Asia-Pacific region.
9:50 The Changing Landscape of the Fibre Intermediates Industry
Speaker: Sanjeev Sharma, Sector Head - Fibre Intermediates, Reliance
Biography: The Reliance Group, founded in 1966, is India's largest private sector enterprise. The Group's activities span exploration and production of oil and gas, petroleum refining and marketing, petrochemicals (polyester, fibre intermediates, plastics and chemicals), textiles, retail and special economic zones. The flagship company, Reliance Industries Limited, is a Fortune Global 500 company and is the largest private sector company in India.
10:10 Coffee break
10:45 Polyester Fibres in Europe: Latest Developments & Trends
Speaker: Frédéric VAN HOUTE, Director General CIRFS
Biography: CIRFS—European Man-Made Fibres Association is the representative body for the European man-made fibres industry, with its members widely spread in Germany, Italy, the Netherland, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, British...including many raw material suppliers, while in Belarus, Israel, Japan and South Africa there are also many enterprises associated to it.
11:10 China’s Polyester Industry Starting a New Cycle
Speaker: Zhao Cheng, Senior Analyst, CCFEI
Focus: Against the backdrop of abundant new refinery capacities to be utilized in China next year, CCFEI’s speaker will take a review of the past half of year, while try to read the trend in second half of year, based on the cycle model.
Conference Hotel
The Holiday Inn Shanghai Pudong (Shanghai Pudong Jiari Dajiudian) is located in the Lujiazui Financial District and is within easy reach of Metro Lines 2, 4 and 6. The Bund, a top Shanghai attraction, is just a ten-minute drive away under the Huangpu River. There's a shopping mall- 96 Plaza near the hotel, just need 8 mins walk there.
Join in
As a stage for overseas and domestic producers, traders and institutions to share information, enhance cooperation and promote themselves, CCFEI conferences have been gaining scale and prestige, and have now ranged among most important annual conferences of relevant industries, attended by participants of leading players from more than 60 countries and regions each year.
Varied promotional activities in CCFEI conferences, including speech, exhibition, video and banquet sponsorship, have attracted the participation of Top-500 enterprises like BASF and Coca-cola. Meanwhile, CCFEI conferences provide great help for Chinese and overseas suppliers and traders to understand industry dynamics and establish business relationships. CCFEI conferences are recognized as most valuable promotion opportunities by futures agencies, industry parks, multi commodity exchanges, and suppliers of equipments and parts, finish oil and auxiliaries.
Item Content Charge Remark
USB Flash Disk USB Memory of conference paper, bearing sponsor's company name and logo and copying of company's promotion VCR RMB3,000 Sole sponsor
  • Opportunity to deliver a speech of 20 minutes during the conference
  • 1 free overseas participant or 2 free domestic participants to the conference hall
Distribution of Promotion Leaf On tables in conference hall RMB5,000 Prepared by sponsor, one page of content only for each company
In conference bags RMB3,000
On registration desk RMB2,000
Participant List A Company name, tels and advertising text at bottom of each inside pages RMB3,000 Limited in 100 lettersSole sponsor
  • Standard exhibition booth (2m wide *3m long)
  • One desk with two chairs, power socket and lintel board
  • 2 free domestic participants / 1 free overseas participant to the conference hall
  • Colored inside page in conference proceedings
  • Back poster (1.5m high * 3m wide) in booth
RMB 15,000 1) Poster designed by sponsor, printed and set up by organizer
2) A4 page in conference proceedings designed by sponsor
Banquet & Speech
  • Opportunity to deliver a speech of 20 minutes during the conference
  • Right to title the banquet party after the company name —‘(Company name) Banquet’
  • Ten free registrations to the banquet party, and three free registrations to the conference (speaker included)
RMB 68,000 Sole VIP sponsor For the right to title only, not covering banquet costs, which will be for sponsor’s account
Conference background board Company name and logo on the background board of the conference hall RMB8,000  
Cocktail Party
  • Right to title the cocktail party after the company name —‘(Company name) Cocktail Party’
  • Background board in the cocktail party venue(spray-painted)
  • Opportunity to deliver a speech before the cocktail party
  • Eight free registrations to the cocktail party, and two free registrations to the conference
  • Two roll-up banners in the conference hall
RMB35,000 No ardent spirits provided Sole sponsor
Contact: Tracy Liu
China Chemical & Fiber Economic Information Network (CCFEI)
TEL: 86-21-31276868 (ext) 293 Direct: 86-21- 31276337
FAX: 86-21-31276851
Email: liuwenwen@cnfiber.com, lww1106@163.com
Skype :ccfei2012