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Lloyd’s List Ask the Analysts webinar: Register now and submit your questions

In the second of our monthly Ask the Analysts webinar series, the focus turns to the outlook for markets in Asia and our view on mounting credit risk

When Lloyd’s List launched its regular Ask the Analysts webinar last month we were bombarded with questions on everything from coronavirus to consolidation. This month we will be focusing on Asia, with the conversation looking at the market outlook via our team of editorial experts based in Hong Kong and Singapore. We will also be joined by our credit team to answer your questions on counterparty risk.

How do you perceive the credit risk for bulker and container owners? How many tankers have postponed drydockings because of the coronavirus and do you see an effect on rates as they rush at once to do them? How will the pandemic affect the international trade patterns?  How will the crisis will affect the trading relationship between China and the US? How have car carriers been affected? What is the LLI’s forecast for LNG/LPG market and gas carriers newbuilding market?

This is just a snapshot of the questions we have received so far from Lloyd’s List readers registered to attend this month’s Lloyd’s List Ask the Analysts Webinar.
You can still add your question to the list and join us on Thursday at 1600 Singapore time / 0900 UK time to hear our answers.

This month we are focusing on Asia, although we will happily take your questions on any aspect of the industry.

The coronavirus outbreak has severely impacted the entire shipping sector, cutting turnover and raising the spectre of large reductions in the workforce and investment, but in Asia there is at least some sense of optimism, so we are intrigued to see what topics you will be directing us towards this month.

So far, we have received your questions on everything from the financing power behind China’s lead in yard race to the fate of Asia’s seafarers as the industry struggles to smooth out crew change restrictions. 

You can add your questions by registering for the free webinar here or by clicking on the banner below. 

The full panel is below: 

  • Richard Meade, Editor, Lloyd’s List

  • Vassilis Mitrelis, Credit Risk Manager, Lloyd’s List Intelligence

  • Christopher Palsson | Head of the Lloyd’s List Intelligence Consulting team

  • Vincent Wee, Asia News Editor, Lloyd’s List

  • Cichen Shen, China Editor, Lloyd’s List

  • Hwee Hwee Tan, Senior Correspondent, Lloyd’s List

  • Inderpreet Walia, Dry Bulk Reporter, Lloyd’s List

We will aim to answer as many questions as we can during the webinar by utilising our extensive Lloyd’s List Intelligence data combined with editorial expertise. If we are unable to address them all, we will endeavor to provide answers through follow-up articles and analysis on the Lloyd’s List website.

So, send your questions in as soon as possible, ask us about your market conundrums or simply tell us where you want us to be aiming our combined editorial firepower during the coming weeks. 



The Lloyd’s List Ask the Analysts Webinars will take monthly. Times will alternate between Asia Pacific and EMEA/US slots. Webinars will be free to attend, but registration is required. Please submit all questions via the registration form here.





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