Sustainability. Profitability. Resilience.

Deliver a better commodity trading system
  • 5,000+Attendees
  • 9 / 10Decision makers
  • 62%Trading houses and corporates
  • 1-2-1Networking
  • 2+Days of networking

A new kind of commodity event.

Commodity producers, traders, buyers and investors are under pressure to undergo massive transformation. Companies face an increasingly complex operating environment, but have incredible opportunities to influence a brighter future, while delivering maximum impact.

Unprecedented volatility, changing consumer and governmental demands, digital transformation and an intense geopolitical landscape are impacting every commodity and every stakeholder. 

A global shift toward environmental accountability, major technological disruptions and unexpected economic activity are all creating exciting opportunities and stark challenges for trading houses, investors, producers, traders, buyers and governments alike. Now is the perfect time to come together as a collective ecosystem and push the commodities agenda forward.

Reuters Events’ Commodity Trading Summit will unite industry leaders and experts who are challenging what’s possible and developing innovative and responsible solutions to deliver a better global commodity trading system.

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C-Suite Leaders Shaping the Future of Commodity Trading

Over the coming weeks, we will be showcasing the latest speakers to confirm their dedication and commitment to this year’s congress. A carefully curated speaker faculty that showcases both board-level leaders from across the commodity trading ecosystem alongside senior government and investment experts shaping the future.

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Marco Dunand CEO Mercuria Energy Trading

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Torbjörn Törnqvist Chairman and CEO Gunvor Group

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Carol Howle EVP, Trading and Shipping BP

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Russell Hardy CEO Vitol

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Greg A. Morris SVP & President - Global Oilseeds Archer Daniels Midland Company

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Cristian Signoretto Director Gas & LNG and Deputy General Director for Natural Resources Eni

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Bill Krueger President Commodities & Risk The Andersons, Inc.

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Stuart Williams President, ICE Futures Europe Intercontinental Exchange

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Peter Reitz Chief Executive Officer EEX AG

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Beatriz Yordi Aguirre Head of European & International Carbon Markets DG CLIMA, European Commission

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Simon Collins CEO & Co Founder TradeCloud

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John Baffes Senior Economist The World Bank

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Dirk Forrister President and CEO International Emissions Trading Association

Joe Stone - Headshot
Cargill - Logo

Joe Stone EVP & Chief Risk Officer Cargill

Roberto Castello Branco - Headshot
Petrobras - Logo

Roberto Castello Branco CEO Petrobras

Beatriz Yordi - Headshot
European Commission - Logo

Beatriz Yordi Director for EU and International Carbon Markets European Commission

If you are interested in speaking at the summit, we’d love the here from you!

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Key Themes for 2020: Setting the Commodity Trading Agenda

Market Drivers and Outlook

How are global issues are impacting commodities? Learn how macroeconomics, geopolitics, China and energy volatility have impacted the commodity value chain and how you can prepare for the 2021 economic climate.

Global Commodity Trade Outlooks

Discover the now and next of commodity trading. Find out the state of the agricultural, mining and metals, and energy commodities markets. Discover the greatest challenges and opportunities in the current trading climate.

Commodity Trading in the Energy Transition

How will the demand for energy commodities change over time? A deep-dive into how long-term government, corporate and investment initiatives will drive change for commodity traders and value chains.

Trading Market Structure, Transparency and Regulation

What steps are required to transform current trading systems to be more transparent, sustainable, profitable and resilient? Understand how to combat inefficiencies, enhance reputation, stay compliant and boost profitability.

Learn from 20+ online sessions and interact with 20+ speakers

Watch Live Watch presentations, fireside chats and panel discussions from top industry thought leaders all day, every day!

Discuss Comment and question in real time. Spark conversations with your 5,000+ fellow attendees. Follow up with interesting ideas in the digital networking suite!

Question Get in-depth answers in real-time in our live Q&A sessions in each presentation and panel!

On-Demand Missed a session? Catch-up in your own time through our on-demand service. Imagine Netflix but the best of global commodities thought leadership.

A Brand New Virtual Exhibition you want to find the solution providers that are driving innovation, automation, risk management and transparency for commodity trading, you can find your next commodity trading partner in our digital exhibition. Don’t forget to leave a digital business card!

Audience Interactivity We know that opportunities to interact with your peers are what make events special. That’s why wherever possible and using the latest technology we will continue to deliver live Q&As, breakout sessions & workshops and audience polls.

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6 Ways Reuters Events Commodity Trading Summit Is Driving Change

CEO and Board Level News

Gain access to first-hand insights from the industry’s biggest names on what progress has been made and what opportunities lie ahead

All Stakeholders, One Place

We cannot succeed in transforming commodity trading alone. Join leaders from across the spectrum to tackle the most pertinent issues head on!

Practical Case Studies

The ONLY forum to deep-dive into case studies from global leaders spanning energy, mining, agriculture, consumer brands, finance, politics and more!

Industry Driven Agenda

Our bespoke agendas are crafted by industry, for industry with carefully selected themes and discussions to provide a conclusive guide to your commodity strategy

Reuters Editorial Interviews

Our editorial colleagues are keen to drive debate and will leave live fireside chats onstage with the biggest names in climate politics. Prepare for household names to take to the stage with direction-setting insights and industry leading analysis

1:1 Networking Services

You cannot navigate the market alone. Join us for 2+ days of bespoke 1-2-1 networking through our matchmaking and meetings services for total interaction

Visionary Agenda Tackling Short and Long Term Challenges

The Commodity Trading Summit will bring CEO perspectives on the most pertinent topics for the commodity trading industry.

Market Drivers and Outlook


  • Macroeconomics and the Commodities Trading Industry Outlook
  • Commodity Trading House Perspectives on the Impact of Covid-19
  • Producer Perspectives on The State of the Oil Market in An Unprecedented Climate
  • China’s Economy, Covid-19 Recovery and Trade Flows

Global Commodity Trade Perspectives


  • How Resilient is the Energy Market Through Volatility?
  • Global Mining and Metals – Supply, Demand and Trade Disruptors
  • A New Standard for Agricultural Commodity Trading?
  • The Shipping Industry in 2020 and Impacts for Commodities

Commodity Trading in the Energy Transition


  • What Can Trading Houses Learn from Corporates in the Energy Transition?
  • What You Need to Know About Emissions Trading Schemes
  • The ESG Investment Landscape and Considerations for Commodity Traders
  • How Can Segregated Power Markets Work Together in the Energy Transition?
  • Sustainable Fuel Targets, Fuel Demand and the Impact on Commodity Trading
  • What Will Happen to Coal… and What Are the Alternatives?

Trading Market Structure, Transparency and Regulation


  • How Is Geopolitics Affecting the Commodities Markets?
  • Can Commodity Trading Ever Be Sustainable and Profitable?
  • Are Gas Hubs Fit for Purpose Amidst the Globalisation of Gas?
  • Hedging, Risk and Currencies in Commodity Trading
  • Overcoming Barriers to The Digitisation of Commodity Trading

This acquisition allows us to combine Reuters globally trusted brand, scale and editorial excellence with deep expertise in highly specialized events for professionals. As Reuters Events, they will help us to accelerate our growth and deliver on our mission to provide trusted intelligence that helps humans and machines make smart decisions. Moreover, this will create a new platform for our world-class journalism. I am thrilled that Reuters Events is joining Thomson Reuters.

Michael Friedenberg, President, Reuters Reuters Michael Friedenberg

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Executive Attendees Already Confirmed to Attend From:

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Join Our Community of Commodity Stakeholders:

Trading Houses

Commodity Producers

Corporate Buyers

Commodity Exchanges


Hedge Funds


Supply Chain

Technology Providers


Representatives include:
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Chief Risk Officer
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Chief Sustainability Officer
  • Chief Economist
  • Chief Transition Officer
  • Managing Director
  • Executive Director
  • President, Strategy & Innovation
  • Chairman
  • Director General
  • Secretary General
  • SVP and Principal Financial Officer
  • Vice President, Strategy & Sustainability
  • Senior Vice President, Government Affairs

The Full Commodity Spectrum

Decision-Makers Driving Change

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5 Reasons to Join The Summit Now

  1. Revitalising Commodity Trading: By bringing together leaders from both strategic and trading specific roles, we facilitate a conversation that breaks down knowledge silos and gives practical guidance to support decision-makers across all portfolios
  2. Practical Approach: This is not just another talking-shop. Industry leaders outline their methodologies, get candid with commodity trading data and business model approaches and discuss the key steps that must be taken in 2020 and beyond.
  3. Reuters News Led Sessions: Our chief correspondents are keen to be involved in forwarding the discussion and so have invited their news making household names for live fireside chats
  4. 5,000+ of the most forward-thinking commodity trading leaders in attendance: #RECommodities brings together senior decision-makers from major and innovative commodity trading houses, energy and commodity producers, buyers, investment firms, banks, government, regulators and leading market influencers!
  5. Keep Up To Date: As an attendee of the Commodity Trading Summit, you’ll be subscribed to the latest market updates, hot news, in-depth analytical webinars, whitepapers, reports and surveys so that you can stay in the loop with year round developments

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