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Study Group Cyclope discusses the impact of coronavirus on commodities' demand and predicts that prices should remain depressed in 2020. There are some exceptions, though, like palladium and wheat. Raw materials and commodities prices are, as usual, on the front lines whenever disaster strikes the planet and the coronavirus is a case in point...

There are no limits to reach your goals, apart from the ones you put on yourself, suggests Marianne, who acts as Director of Partnerships at Bloomberg. Marianne Mazou was in charge of the creation of 10 new conferences projects within the Sub-Saharan Africa region for FT Live. Here she opens up about failures and success, while passionately sharing her best career memories.
For 10 years we have been immersed in innovation and digital, trying to refine our skills and improve our knowledge. This year, we have finally decided to open a brand new Tech & Digital branch to better serve our customers and welcome new ones. It’s a service that will give our clients the possibility to grow their team with experts in the ever-changing tech field. Here you can find out more about our latest addition and how we plan to implement it with passion and commitment.
AW Happy Hours & Professional Network
Value change & value experience
Kicking off the New Year with you was special. Meaningful event experiences like this one provide a powerful platform for value exchange. Whether it’s knowledge transfer or the new connections from networking, all these small things can make a huge difference. At Ampersand World, we believe such an event will transform into positives memories, too. We hope you feel the same and be present at our next event.

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Holiday Card Contest. And the winner is...

Congratulations to Aminata Niang from Filhet Allard Maritime for taking home the coveted prize of our year-end challenge. She was able to correctly match the photos of the entire Ampersand World team. Well done!
Cyclope Circle - Commodities Economic Analysis

2020 began with another must-attend event hosted by Philippe Chalmin. January the 30th, the exclusive roundtable was once again garnished profusely.Trends of commodities, market news and relevant predictions have come to light. 
To join the community and book a seat, please contact us at:
Africa CEO Forum 2020 - Abidjan, Ivory Coast

A date to book in your agenda: 9-10 March 2020. Our team will attend the 8th edition of the Africa CEO Forum in Abidjan. 1,800 participants from 70 countries, entrepreneurs, politicians and influential people with a message, a smart vision to share on the new business trends in this wonderful Continent. 
Get in touch if you pass by:
Oil & Energy Forum 2020
9 Mar | Dubai, UAE
Africa CEO Forum
9-10 Mar | Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
International Petroleum Summit
12-13 Mar | Baku, Azerbaijan
TXF APAC Commodity Finance 2020
13 Mar | Singapore
ARA Week 2020
23 Mar | Cape Town, South Africa
 FT Commodities Global Summit 2020  
23-25 Mar | Lausanne, Switzerland
 Cyclope Circle Lunch
1 Apr | Geneva, Switzerland  |  Book your table now
West Africa LPG Conference
2 Apr | Lagos, Nigeria
 Geneva Sugar Conference
21-22 | Geneva, Switzerland
Black Sea Grain 2020
22-23 Apr | Kyiv, Ukraine
AW Happy hours - By invitation only
Apr | Geneva, Switzerland | More details coming soon
We are pleased to share with you some new pictures from Les Enfants d'Awa, one of the associations contributing to improve education development in the world that we support. We like to think that a few precious extra smiles can make a big difference. 

Ampersand World supports various foundations improving education development all over the world. When you work with us, we will give a percentage to the foundations we support. For more information about our programme, please email

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