Commodity Contracts (GPD course) | 9-10 May 2018 | Dubai

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 breakfast reception on the morning of 9 May and attendees will have a chance to work together in groups throughout the course.

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 see the full course programme, please click HERE.

At the end of day two (10th May) there will be an examination for all course participants and those who pass will receive an electronic certificate.

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To see the full list of speakers, please click HERE

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*

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.

For Dubai Multi Commodities Centre Food Trade Group wanting to claim the discounted rate, please email events@gafta.com


  Gafta and DMCC Food Trade Group member rate Non-Member rate
Standard £725.00 £1,050.00

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DMCC Food Trade Group is an initiative (association model) from DMCC (a Government of Dubai Organisation) to grow the food and agro industry in the region. Hence, the discounted rate benefits should be limited to only DMCC Food Trade Group members, which consist of only food and agro industry players as members. For more information on DMCC Food Trade Group, please click HERE.

Location & other logistical queries: James Pyefinch
Programme queries: Cairo Okba

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Fairmont Dubai,
Sheikh Zayed Road,

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