MMR seminar on metal pricing unlocks market potential

The seventh edition of 'Metals Outlook & Market Trends 2015', a seminar centred around the market movements of ferrous and non-ferrous metal was held in Mumbai on March 20, 2015. In the backdrop of the Union Budget 2015-16, it was perfectly timed and conceptualised to take full advantage of the anticipated demand in the metals sector.

There are winds of change sweeping across India and the infrastructure sector, synonymous with metals, is at the very heart of this transformation. Taking the lead as a catalyst, Minerals & Metals Review, a leading publication on the world of metals, drew home its objective in no uncertain terms. It had all the characteristics and dynamism that made the day's proceedings absorbing and wholesome.

Organised by MMR Events, the events arm of the Braj Binani Group-owned MMR Group Publications, the seminar continues to get the backing from key industry associations - the Indian Copper Development Centre, the India Lead Zinc Development Association, the International Copper Association of India, the Bombay Metal Exchange, the Bombay Non-Ferrous Metals Association and the Metals Recycling Association of India who pledged their support to this important industry event.

‘2016 will be year of 3 Ds - Destock, Divestment and Desperation’

Seminars are one of the most effective mediums for establishing and maintaining customer relations. In an increasingly digital age, seminars are the only medium where ideas and observations pour forth, opinions are made and witty comments shared thus making it a potent force for business. 

With a clear understanding of the market trend and need of the participants, a comprehensive visitor promotion campaign was undertaken by Minerals & Metals Review which had a captivating presence of who's who from the metals industry.

MMR Events, an arm of Minerals & Metals Review publications - Braj Binani Group, organised the 8th annual one-day seminar on "Metals Outlook & Market Trends 2016" on April 20th, 2016 at Hotel Hilton Mumbai International Airport, Mumbai.  

The event was supported by Hindalco Industries Ltd - Unit Birla Copper; Transgraph Consulting and MCX Ltd. It received extensive support from the associations including India Lead Zinc Development Association; International Zinc Association; International Copper Association; India Copper Development Centre; Metal Recycling Association of India; Bombay Metal Exchange; and Bombay Non-Ferrous Metal Association.

India, a bright spot in metals consumption: MMR Seminar

With the outlook for the global economy improving, the metals market is anticipating further price gains. Positive relationship between economic growth and metals consumption is of course well established.

To discuss the metals sector outlook in the backdrop of GST, FTA, anti-dumping duties and other important government policies, MMR Events, an arm of Minerals & Metals Review publications - Braj Binani Group, organised the 9th annual one-day seminar on "Metals Outlook & Market Trends 2017" on 12th May, 2017 at Hotel Orchids, Mumbai.

The Guest of Honour of the seminar Mr Sudhir Mungantiwar, Cabinet Minister of Finance, Planning and Forest Department, Government of Maharashtra, provided valuable insights on Goods and Services Tax (GST) and its impact on the business community.

The Special Guest, Dr Aruna Sharma, Secretary, Ministry of Steel, Government of India, expressed through a letter communication  how India's steel industry is en route to attain the second spot in global steel production.

The event was well supported by Hindalco Industries Ltd - Unit Birla Copper; MTC Group, Kotak Commodities and Metals Recycling Association of India.

The event also had endorsement support from industry bodies and associations including MASSMA (Metal and Stainless Steel Merchants' Association); India Lead Zinc Development Association; International Zinc Association; International Copper Association India; India Copper Development Centre; Bombay Metal Exchange; Indian Copper Development Centre, Bombay Non-Ferrous Metal Association; Darukhana Iron Steel & Scrap Merchants Association and others.

The seminar was well attended by traders, importers, exporters, manufacturers, consumers, scrap dealers, raw material suppliers, research analysts, bankers, risk managers, investment strategists, etc.

The day's function got off to a flying start with Ms Bina Verma, CEO & Group Editor, MMR Publications extending a warm welcome to a full house comprising learned personalities and professionals from the metals industry.