(EnergyAsia, April 17, Thursday) — ‘China Nickel 2008’ will be held at the Grand Hyatt hotel in Shanghai, China from May 28 to 29.

As China continues to grow, its demand for metal has escalated and despite the fall in nickel price, the country’s demand continues to soar with consumption rising six-fold since 2000.

‘China Nickel 2008’ will focus on developments in the Asian markets, providing insights into the latest in the nickel and stainless steel dynamic markets.

Topics addressed include global nickel market outlook, Asian market developments, trends and challenges for stainless steel, China’s mining industry developments, challenges and opportunities and Laterite.

Conference speakers include Huang Ruitang (Zhejiang Huaguang Smelting Group), Steve Barnett (Nickel Institute), Tony Howland-Rose (Allegiance Mining), Luo Shu (Ramu NiCo Management (MCC)), Zou Jian (China Metallurgical Mining Corporation), Mathew Longworth (Heron Resources), Warren Gilman (CIBC World Markets), Rob Thomson (Asian Minerals Resources Ltd), N.C. Mathur (Jindal Stainless Ltd) and Chong Da hai (Xinhua News Agency)

This conference is organised by IBC Asia. For more information, please contact Admin@EnergyAsia.com.