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Globoil Asia 2024 – Bridging Horizons in the Edible Oil & Agri-Trade Sector


Globoil Asia 2024 – Bridging Horizons in the Edible Oil & Agri-Trade Sector Tefla’s is proud to announce its upcoming conference, exhibition and awards Globoil Asia 2024, under the theme "Bridging Horizons in the Edible Oil & Agri-Trade Sector". This theme reflects their commitment to connect diverse perspectives, foster innovation, and create new opportunities in the global edible oil and agri-trade industry. Set to take place from 18th to 20th January 2024 at the Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers in Bangkok, this premier gathering will unite industry experts and leaders, making it a hub of knowledge, networking and innovation.


Globoil Asia 2024 will feature a dynamic exhibition, showcasing around 50 stalls from a multitude of countries including China, various African nations, Italy, the USA, and several South Asian countries. This exhibition will host a variety of prominent companies, enhancing the event's global marketplace atmosphere. Attendees can look forward to engaging with exhibitors like Myande, ARISE IIP, CMB, Sea Trade, City Commodities, TVM Edible Oil Refineries, Arvee Group, Bajaj Earths, JJ-Lurgi Engineering, RSPO and many more. This exhibition promises to offer attendees a unique opportunity to explore a wide array of products, services, and innovations in the edible oil and agri-trade sector. The diverse international presence at the exhibition will facilitate a rich exchange of ideas and practices, providing a platform for new business relationships and collaborations.


The conference will commence with a welcome address by Kailash Singh, Managing Director of Tefla’s, setting an insightful tone for the conference. The inaugural session will feature a series of introductory addresses from notable industry figures. Atul Chaturvedi, Executive Chairman of Shree Renuka Sugars and Chairman of the Asian Palm Oil Alliance, will share his expertise alongside Arun Raste, Managing Director & CEO of NCDEX. Sandeep Bajoria, CEO of Sunvin Group and Chairman of the Globoil Organising Committee, and Asanee Mallamphut, Managing Director of Sime Darby Oils Morakot, will also provide valuable perspectives. Further enriching the dialogue will be Ajay Jhunjhunwala, President of SEA, Sanjeev Asthana, CEO of Patanjali Foods & Vice President of SEA, Dr. Inke van der Sluijs, Director of Market Transformation at RSPO, and Sudhakar Desai, President of IVPA & CEO of Emami Agrotech. Special addresses will be delivered by Rohit Kumar Singh, Secretary of the Department of Consumer Affairs, Government of India, Thinley Namgyel, Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture & Livestock, Government of Bhutan, and Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre. Aspecial recorded video address will also be featured from Maximo Torero Cullen, Chief Economist of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. The Guest of Honour for the event is Prayoon Inskul, Permanent Secretary of the Thai Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperation. The session will conclude with a vote of thanks from Dr. B.V. Mehta, Executive Director of SEA, acknowledging the valuable contributions and participation of all the dignitaries and delegates.


Panel discussions will be a cornerstone of Globoil Asia 2024. The South Asia Palm Oil Session will be a highlight, featuring a panel of distinguished experts from across the industry. This session will include Sudhakar Desai, President of IVPA & CEO of Emami Agrotech, Asanee Mallamphut, Managing Director of Sime Darby Oils Morakot, Dr. Burin Sukphisal from the Thai Palm Oil Policy Committee, and Sandeep Bajoria, CEO of Sunvin Group & Chairman of the Globoil Organising Committee. Joining them are Krisada Chavananand, Managing Director of Vichitbhan Palmoil, Sanin Triyanond, Chairman of the Thai Biodiesel Producer Association, and Khemmapope Gajaseni, Assistant Manager Corporate Strategy at PPP Green Complex. Together, these industry leaders will discuss the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities in the South Asian palm oil market, offering unique insights and forward-thinking solutions.


The Session on Sustainability will be expertly moderated by Sanjeev Asthana, CEO of Patanjali Foods & Vice President of SEA. This session will bring together leading voices in the sustainable palm oil industry, including Ashwin Selvaraj, Deputy Director of Market Transformation at RSPO, and Asanee Malumphut, Managing Director of Sime Darby Oils Morakot. This session promises to offer valuable insights and actionable solutions, underscoring the importance of sustainability in the industry.


A pivotal highlight of Globoil Asia 2024 will be the Oil & Oilseeds Session, chaired by Sandeep Bajoria, CEO of Sunvin Group. The session is poised to offer a deep dive into the current trends, challenges, and innovations shaping the global oil and oilseeds sector. Featuring an esteemed panel of industry visionaries, the session will provide a comprehensive overview of the industry's landscape and future directions.


Among the distinguished panelists are Atul Chaturvedi, Executive Chairman of Shree Renuka Sugars and Chairman of the Asian Palm Oil Alliance, known for his strategic insights into the palm oil industry, and Sanjeev Asthana, CEO of Patanjali Foods & Vice President of SEA, who brings a wealth of knowledge in edible oils. Sudhakar Desai, President of IVPA & CEO of Emami Agrotech, will share his expertise on market dynamics and consumer trends. Joining them are Sandeep Bhan, CEO of Sime Darby Oils, Dr. Bhavna Shah, Regional Head for India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka at MPOC, and Mahendra Vaidh, CEO of Edible Oils and Animal Fats at ARISE IIP, each bringing unique perspectives on global market developments. Dr. Fadhil Hasan, Head of the Foreign Affairs Department at GAPKI, will offer insights into the international trade policies impacting the industry.


The session will also feature Rasheed Janmohammed, CEO of the Westbury Group, Amit Khandelwal, Senior Supply Chain Executive at Arvee International, and Regina Koh, Market Reporter at Fastmarkets, who will provide analyses on supply chain dynamics and market reporting. A segment dedicated to the overview of Palm Oil Smallholders in Thailand will be presented by Wandee Krichanan, Smallholder Manager of RSPO Thailand. This will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by Radda Larpnun, Technical Manager of RSPO Thailand, featuring insights from various smallholder representatives such as Surasit Pisadsin, Chairman of the Nuea Khlong-Khao Phanom Community Enterprise Group, Virayute Wirotwannakul, Group Manager of the Theppitak Community Enterprise Group, Sukanya Srisubat, Group Manager of Tapi-Ipun Sustainable Oil Palm Community Enterprise Group, and Asst. prof. Benjamaporn Pimpa, Prince of Songkla University- Surat Thani.


The conference will culminate with a highly anticipated Global Vegetable Oil Price Outlook 2024-25. This crucial segment, presented by Dorab Mistry, Director of Godrej International, promises to offer invaluable insights into the future pricing trends and market dynamics of the global vegetable oil industry. As a respected authority in the field, Dorab Mistry's analysis is expected to provide key forecasts and strategic knowledge, helping stakeholders navigate the evolving landscape of the edible oil market.


Globoil Asia 2024 is anticipated to be a pivotal gathering in the global edible oil and agri-trade industry. It serves as an exceptional platform for industry leaders and professionals to exchange groundbreaking knowledge and insights. This conference, exhibition and awards is uniquely positioned to facilitate dynamic networking opportunities and discussions that are crucial for shaping the future of the edible oil and agri-trade sector.


Set in the vibrant city of Bangkok, Globoil Asia 2024 combines professional development with the opportunity to engage with key stakeholders from around the world. For more information and updates, visit www.globoilasia.com.


About Tefla’s

Tefla's, renowned for its significant role in the realm of conferences, exhibitions, and awards, stands as one of India’s most distinctive players within these domains. With a keen focus on catering to niche industry segments, Tefla’s has been instrumental in broadening the horizons of knowledge and networking for both national and international audiences.


Among its array of focused initiatives, Tefla’s is well-known for organising prominent events such as Globoil India, which has become a benchmark event in the edible oil and agri-trade industry. They also host the Global Turmeric Conference, shedding light on the expanding world of spices, and the Sugar Summit, which brings together key players from the sugar industry. This year, Tefla's continues to broaden its portfolio of industry-leading events with the introduction of several new conferences, including the AIChain Summit, focused on Cultivating the Future of Agriculture with AI and Blockchain as well as AgriFundX, the Roundtable on Funding the Future of Agriculture.

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