Commodity Contracts (GPD Course) | 8-9 Apr 2019 | Kiev Ukraine

Registration for this event is now closed. Please contact events@gafta.com if you wish to book a last-minute place.

This two-day training course is designed to give attendees an in-depth understanding of contracts in the commodities sector. Delegates will study both general industry and Gafta specific contracts, including their formation, terms and the process associated with commodity contracts.

*The language of this course will be English*

This course is designed to maximise industry networking opportunities. Tickets include admission to a drinks reception and attendees will have a chance to work together in groups throughout the course.
Please note: if you have booked for this training course, a complimentary ticket to the networking reception on the 8th April is included in your booking.
To find out more about the networking reception CLICK HERE.

Topics include:

  • Contract formation
  • Types of contracts
  • Key terms
  • Letters of credit
  • Supervision, sampling & analysis
  • Force majeure and other exceptional circumstances
  • Default and calculating damages

To view the full event programme, please CLICK HERE.

At the end of day two (9th) there will be an examination for all course participants and those who pass will receive an electronic certificate.

Who should attend?
This course is highly recommended for agribusiness professionals who work with and need to understand, trading contracts and their firm’s obligations under them.
Students who have attended Gafta’s Trade Foundation Course who want to take their industry training to the next level will also find this course helpful.
The course is part of the Gafta Professional Development (GPD) programme, which enables trade professionals to advance their career in the industry and take the Trade Diploma and potentially go on to become Gafta arbitrators.

*This event is open to members and non-members of Gafta*

The dresscode for Gafta training is smart-casual. Suits are not required.

To book for this event, please log in to the website and click the ‘Book’ button at the bottom of this page.
If you aren’t already registered on the Gafta website, please click ‘Register’ above, fill out your details and then email your interest in this event to events@gafta.com.


  Member Rate Non-Member Rate
Early-Bird £690.00 £1,000.00
Standard £725.00 £1,050.00

*Early-Bird rate available until 31st January 2019*

Booking deadline:
All bookings must be completed and paid in full by Friday 8 March

Location & other logistical queries: Megan Smart
Programme queries: Cairo Okba

 Terms & Conditions

Please note: Registration at this event does not include accommodation or travel. Attendees are expected to arrange and meet these costs independently.


Fairmont Grant Hotel Kiev,
1 Naberezhno-Khreshchatytska Street ,

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