Posted on 05/05/2017 in category Convention

BIR World Recycling Convention & Exhibition in Hong Kong (22 - 24 May 2017)

Stainless Steel & Special Alloys Committee:

Monday, 22 May 2017 at 11.30

"Never mind the markets, focus on the consumers"

Adam Minter, Freelance Columnist & Journalist lives in Kuala Lumpur, where he writes a column on Asia, technology, and business for Bloomberg View.

In addition to his work with Bloomberg, Adam has covered the global scrap metal trade for 15 years, writing for publications ranging from Scrap to Recycling International to the Wall Street Journal.

His first book, "Junkyard Planet: Travels in the Billion Dollar Trash Trade" is a critically-acclaimed and best-selling account of the global scrap trade. He is currently at work on a book about the secondhand goods trade.

"Update on the global stainless steel markets – implications for scrap" 

Markus Moll is the founder and Managing Director of Steel & Metals Market Research (SMR), the market's go-to source for business intelligence.

He has chalked up more than a quarter of a century of experience in analyzing the stainless and specialty metals market. His mainly Austrian-based team of 18 uses a combination of data, forecasts and a network of top industry insiders to keep its finger on the pulse of the latest development.

Prior to starting SMR in 1994, he spent four years with Plansee, the world leader in refractory metals, and five years as a stainless steel market analyst with a German research firm. A mechanical engineer by training, he also holds a master’s degree in business economics from the University of Innsbruck.​