ZCA Online Event: Commodity, Covid-19 and decarbonization, June 22, 2021

Posted by on 31. May 2021 in Events, General News | 0 comments

Impact of Covid-19 on trade logistics Trade logistics are the key enabler to the international trade in goods as are related operations, such as border controls and insurance. In the current environment we have seen a signifi-cant upheaval in international transportation. We will learn more about the impact of the global pandemic on trade logistics and thus our businesses today and tomor-row as ‘crisis’ migrates to recovery. We will also receive news on the new decarbonization regula-tions adopted at MEPC 76, as well as an overview of what...

read more

Related Event: Commodity Trading Week – June 7-11, 2021

Posted by on 14. May 2021 in General News | 0 comments

Commodity Trading Week, online on 7-11 June 2021 We’re delighted to announce that we are an Event Partner at CommodityTrading Week. As Event Partner, we’re inviting you to join for a packed week oflearning, discussion and networking. With over 100 speakers sharing theirinsights and more than 3000 attendees from around the globe, this will bethe biggest gathering of commodity trading professionals this year. Find out more here: https://www.commoditytradingweek.com/zca From risk management to digitalisation, supply chain, logistics and...

read more

Related Event: Workshop on Respecting Human Rights in Energy Trading – June 10, 2021

Posted by on 14. May 2021 in General News | 0 comments

10. June 2021 – 10. June 2021 Map and Directions | Register Description: RESPECTING HUMAN RIGHTS IN ENERGY TRADING Embedding the Commodity Trading Sector Guidance on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights into business operations The Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) and the State Secretary for Economic Affairs (SECO) warmly invite you to a unique, innovative online workshop involving actors from across the energy value chain, including traders, financial institutions, insurers, and other corporate actors. The...

read more

ZCA Online Event: A REV’ed up start to 2021 – May 5, 2021

Posted by on 03. May 2021 in Events, General News | 0 comments

Over the past decade the GSCI is down c.60%, erasing 3 decades of gains. We believe this streak of poor returns has reached an end, and that this re-covery in commodity prices will actually be the beginning of a much longer structural bull market for commodities driven by three key themes. 1. Revenge of the old economy: Structural under-investment in the old economy was accelerated during 2020 in response to Covid and ESG, leav-ing inadequate production capacity to meet a V-shaped vaccine driven demand recovery. 2. REV’ing demand...

read more

ZCA Online Event: Trade and Commodity Finance Series – April 22, 2021

Posted by on 09. April 2021 in Events, General News | 0 comments

Trade and Commodity Finance Series Alternative Funding in Support of Trading? Insurance Solutions With traditional lenders existing the commodity finance space, how Credit and Political Risk Insurance  (CPRI) can help in unlocking funding and reduce borrowing costs? How can CPRI be used pro-actively to improve a your company’s working capital? Surety Bonds – the insurance industry’s alternative to bank guarantees you probably never heard about but wish you did. Alternative Credit – Given the recent turmoil caused by Greensill How will...

read more

10th ZCA Annual General Meeting & Evening Event – May 5, 2021

Posted by on 22. March 2021 in Events, General News | 0 comments

Dear ZCA Member, Dear Sir or Madam, We are pleased to invite you to the 10th ZCA Annual General Meeting and the following Event with Jeff Currie, Head of Global Commodities Research at Goldman Sachs. 10th Annual General Meeting Wednesday, 5 May 2021 Program 17.30 – 18.00 – ZCA Annual General Meeting 18.00 – 19.00 – Evening Event with Jeff Currie, Goldman Sachs The Documents for the AGM: – invitation and agenda for the AGM – minutes of the AGM 2020 – audit report/financial statement – annual report 2020...

read more

ZCA Online Event: How to unlock Alternative Capital for small/medium commodity traders – March 24, 2021

Posted by on 16. March 2021 in Events, General News | 0 comments

24. March 2021 – 24. March 2021 Map and Directions | Register Description: The role of technology for creating trust and removing frictions What is holding alternative capital back from entering commodity trade finance What frictions must be overcome to ensure financing for small / medium commodity traders Is there a deeper issue going on, looking at recent commodity trade finance frauds Why has blockchain technology not seen more adoption in commodity trade finance yet, despite all the hype What’s next for commodity trade finance in...

read more

Ernst & Young webcast: The day after the RBI vote – November 30, 2020

Posted by on 16. November 2020 in Events, General News | 0 comments

How will the Responsible Business Initiative change your business? In June 2020, the Swiss Parliament agreed on an indirect counterproposal for the Responsible Business Initiative (RBI). The public vote will take place on 29 November 2020. If the Swiss electorate rejects the RBI, the counterproposal will automatically be adopted. Regardless of the outcome, many Swiss companies will face increased reporting and due diligence requirements, so it’s important to keep up with these developments. EY would like to invite you to the RBI webcast on...

read more

Tag der Zuger Wirtschaft – November 10, 2020

Posted by on 03. November 2020 in Events, General News | 0 comments

Aufgrund der neuesten Weisungen des Bundes können wir den Tag der Zuger Wirtschaft vom 10. November 2020 leider nicht wie geplant in physischer Form im Theater Casino Zug durchführen. Die Zuger Wirtschaftkammer hat entschieden, das Programm zu straffen und einen Programmteil, die Podiumsdiskussion, online auszustrahlen. Die Podiumsdiskussion zum Thema «Wirtschaftswachstum und Nachhaltigkeit: ein Widerspruch?» findet am 10. November 2020 von 17.30 – 18.30 Uhr statt. Programm Begrüssung Andreas Umbach, Präsident Zuger Wirtschaftskammer...

read more