"Fat&Oil Industry", Ukraine, Lviv
Oct 23, 2023
October 23
8.30 – 9.30 Registration.
9.30 – 10.00 Opening of the conference, welcoming speech of the organizers and sponsors

Welcoming speeches from

  • Stepan Kapshuk, Director General, Association "Ukroliyaprom"

  • Yuriy Buchko, deputy head of the Lviv Regional State Administration

  • Iryna Ozip, Marketing Director, APK-Inform Agency, Head of the Fat&Oil Industry-2023 Organizing Committee

10.00 – 11.20 Session 1. Ukrainian oilseeds market Online. Production and processing during the war

Moderator: Andrii Kupchenko, Head of Business Projects Service, APK-Inform Agency

  • 10:00 – 10:20 Changes in the structure of oilseeds production: a forced step or a long-term trend? Oilseeds S&D balance: redistribution of consumption
    Svitlana Kirichok, Oilseeds market analyst, APK-Inform Agency

  • 10:20 – 10:40 The growing market of soybeans: the potential of production, sale, and processing
    Volodymyr Pugachov, Executive Director in Eastern Europe, Donau Soja Organisation

  • 10:40 – 11:00 Ukrainian rapeseed vs. new logistical possibilities
    Roman Suzak, Deputy CEO for Commodity Flows, OptimusAgro Trade

  • 11:00 – 11:20 HO sunflower seed market: where is the market heading?
    Sergiy Tymoshenko, CEO, MAS Seeds Ukraine

11:20 – 11:50 Coffee break

11:50 – 12:40 Session 2. New projects and investment climate. Technologies and development

Moderator: Iryna Ozip, Marketing Director, APK-Inform Agency, Head of the Fat&Oil Industry-2023 Organizing Committee

  • 11:50 – 12:10 Myande fat and oil production equipment and technologies development
    Andriy Vusyk, Deputy CEO, Myande Group (China)

  • 12:10 – 12:30 Energy independence and own generation of heat and electricity in agricultural enterprises of Ukraine
    Volodymyr Lifshyts, Director, Kotloenergoproekt

  • 12:30 – 12:50 Enzymatic method of oil processing and fatty acid production
    Mykhailo Boitsov, owner and director, LLC SPE Tekoil, co-owner, Vegoil Baltic LLC

12:50 – 13:20 Financial sponsor’s presentation

  • Foreign currency accounts for Ukrainian exporters. A solution from Payoneer
    Ihor Herasko, Head of Sales, Payoneer

13:20-14:20 Lunch

14:20-15:20 AGA Partners Legal Seminar.  Contract Execution through New Logistic Routes

14:20 – 14:50 Overview of the Black Sea Market Disputes
Iryna Moroz Partner at AGA Partners

  • Temporary BSG corridor to Odessa ports and its effect

  • Missile attacks on Danube ports: force majeure or predictable events?

  • Import/export restrictions to Western countries

  • Top – 5 Black Sea Market disputes

14:50 – 15:05 Case study: Quality disputes with respect to Ukrainian commodities
Anastasia Shevchuk, Associate at AGA Partners

  • Quality final at delivery station

  • EU requirements on pesticides and MRL levels

  • Remedies and measure of damages for defective quality

15:05 – 15:15  Case study: Where is my money?
Iryna Moroz, Partner at AGA Partners

  • The risk of non-payment after cargo delivery

  • Delay in payment due to banking compliance

  • How to recover the price for the delivered goods?

15:20-15:30 Coffee break

15.30-16.30 Discussion session. Challenges for exporters. Main problems and solutions

Moderator and speaker: Pavlo Mirzack, Assosiated Partner, Head of Vynnitsia branch, Global Ocean Link LTD

Basic questions:

  • Global changes in the geography of sunflower oil exports: substitution of Ukrainian oil in the target markets

  • Record oilseeds exports: impact and consequences for the industry and possible restrictions

  • Alternative export routes: what has changed since February 24, 2022


  • Victoria Blazhko, Editor, Agricltural markets, Argus AgriMarkets

  • Volodymyr Kharkhalis, Director, Yavir-Invest LLC

  • Tetiana Hetman, Director of the Department of Agro-Industrial Development of the Lviv Regional Administration

  • Andrii Druziaka, Agrarian market expert


18.00-20.00 – Gala dinner in honor of the participants



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