On Aug 16th, the 10th “Waterborne Transport Workshop”, hosted by China Waterborne Transport Research Institute(CWTRI) invited Zhang Ye, President of Shanghai Shipping Exchange to deliver a keynote speech titled “ Shipping Index and Shipping Finance”. The workshop was chaired by CWTRI Vice Chairman Jia Dashan and attended by MOT and CWTRI representatives.
President Zhang Ye illustrates the contents and application of homemade shipping indices, demonstrates the significant influence of Chinese index derivatives and innovative shipping finance products at other world maritime centers, probes into the trend of market indexation on the traditional developed industries in Europe and America and the emerging markets in Asia and Africa, as well as the value of new risk control tools. He also gives advice on better government regulation and enterprise hedging exposure. At the end of lecture, he positively interacts with the audience.
Hosted by CWTRI, “Waterborne Transport Workshop” concentrates on highlight issues of water-related sectors, sharing technical fruits with the public and broadcasting the maritime culture. It is an academic exchange platform for MOT, the industry and the whole society.