Mines and Money Asia, Asia’s largest mining investment conference and exhibition will be held from 2- 4 April 2019. The conference which is in its 12th year has generated billions of dollars in new businesses, deals, and opportunities. It has also helped to finance many miners across Asia. This year the event is expected to be attended by more than a thousand key global decision makers, mining executives, investors, commodity buyers, and policymakers from more than 40 countries.
Asia is at the helm of the debate on the future of the international mining industry, as China dominates the global supply and demands of metals as the largest consumer of metals. The growth in urbanization has triggered the consumption of copper and steel across the continent. Asia is also an emerging market for electric vehicles, which will drive the demand for batteries and its essential constituent metals like cobalt, copper, nickel, graphite, lithium, and manganese.
Many developing nations of South East Asia have become prominent players in the global supply and demand of metals, and the crude steel production in the region, outside of China is expected to rise at an annual growth rate of 14 percent. Battery metals are amongst the better performing extracted commodities as the constituent metals of batteries have seen an increase in their value from 2017, and these constituent metals are expected to hold their value this year also.
These predicted price increase makes Mines and Money Asia conference and exhibition, an ideal event for mining companies to meet potential investors. The investment conference will feature more than 150 global thought leaders who will discuss the global mining investment landscape with an in-depth look at political and macroeconomic impacts on the price of commodities, supply and demand dynamics, and China’s role as a major consumer of commodities. The exhibition will allow more than 80 mining companies to showcase their projects to leading investors.