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Chocoa conference 2018, Good cocoa, better chocolate

Posted by Svetlana Tokunova

The 6th edition of Chocoa will take place from February 21nd until 25th 2018 in Amsterdam. Chocoa brings together stakeholders from the entire supply chain, from cocoa farmers to chocolate consumers. Our objective is to increase the market for ‘good cocoa and better chocolate’.

Chocoa’s main objective is to facilitate international trade in sustainably produced cocoa and cocoa products. Join the European Markets Academy for a full day of lectures on requirements for successful operations on European markets as well as visits to cocoa companies in the port of Amsterdam. From customs and health regulations to preparing for matchmaking at the trade fair, the programme provides a solid preparation for your exports to the European market. Meet Agiboo at the Chocoa conference 2017 to see a demonstration of Agiblocks commodity trade and risk management and its support to the cocoa trade industry.

Chocoa facts:

•  10.000 visitors for 5 days of events attracting stakeholders from the entire cocoa supply chain including cocoa producers, chocolate manufacturers, trade and industry, governments, NGO’s,

financial and logistic services suppliers and consumers;

• 150 booths of cocoa, semi-fi nished products, chocolate and service providers;

• Workshops, tastings, presentations and seminars;

• Debates on sustainable cocoa production and chocolate consumption ;

• Media campaign 2017 boosting a value of €1,2 million and a total reach of over 18 million people including 7,2 million online.



Posted by Markos Gkogkos

New release for Agiblocks CTRM software


Agiboo is continuously extending the functionality of Agiblocks Commodity Trade and Risk Management (CTRM) software. Every 4 – 6 weeks a new release is made available with new features and functions to support the commodity trade industry.


Agiboo is happy to announce the newest release of Agiblocks CTRM Software with a series of new advances and more improvements. The version was released in December 20, 2017.


On a glimpse


In this version, 3.23.0, several improvements and changes have been introduced. Position rolling functionality for stock is the new add on. Enhancements have been made to the existing Position bulk rolling feature (for forward contracts), a change to the Markets Tab on the Position screen and few other advances.


New features and changes


Position Rolling for stock


This release will now also support batch rolling the valuation periods of inventory assets, both stock and floating. You will be able to view, filter and select every asset of type stock or floating; these are the same assets as are shown in screens like Mark to Market, Position details, and Result per Contract. Assisted by  multiple filters you can easily select the contracts, stock and floating quantities you want to roll to a different valuation period.


Position rolling - Agiblocks CTRM

Position rolling – Agiblocks CTRM










Stock Valuation


Now you are in control over the valuation of your inventory.


Stock Valuation - Agiblocks CTRM

Stock Valuation – Agiblocks CTRM






Position Rolling Screen


More improvements for finding Assets in the Position Rolling Screen

  • More information has been added in each row
  • Sorting capabilities have been added
  • Extended search capabilities including a general search box.



Position Screen Markets Tab Change


In version 3.23.0, the Markets Tab on the Position screen has been improved to better reflect market exposure.



We are more than happy to welcome the new year of 2018 with significant changes and improvements for Agiblocks. Agiboo team is working hard to offer you more software solutions for your commodity trade environment. Our aim is to provide you your “best friend” in your daily commodity trade transactions.



Agiboo at the 4th annual Kingsman sugar conference in Miami 2017

Posted by Svetlana Tokunova
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The 4th Annual Kingsman Miami Sugar Conference 2017 was held from October 24 to October 26 2017 at the JW Marriott hotel in Miami, FL, United States. The conference was hosted by the key provider of commodities information and analytics – S&P Global Platts. The conference was very well organized and allowed the key sugar industry players from all over the world to meet and discuss. The topics on Seminars and after session discussions were primarily covering the sugar news and prognoses in the North and South American regions with the attention to global sugar market overview.

The topics on the regional sugar conference designed especially for a North and South American audience:

  • Explore the outlook for sugar in key markets in the Americas, with updates on Mexico, Brazil, Central America, Cuba, Ecuador, Colombia, and more
  • Understand the impact of India and the European Union on international sugar markets
  • Benefit from outstanding networking including 3 days of activities and 2 receptions
  • Meet with sugar and ethanol traders, sugar producers, investors, buyers, and more
  • Connect before the conference using our networking app
  • Attend the pre-conference Ethanol Markets Seminar for in-depth perspectives on ethanol production and demand
  • Sign up for the Seminar plus the Conference and save on registration fees

The conference was visited by over 200 attendees. Delegates have represented over 30 countries from North and South America, Central America and the Caribbean, Europe and Asia. Attendees include major sugar producers, sugar mill owners, sugar buyers, sugar and ethanol traders, commodity analysts and investors, and others.

Agiboo did attend the conference and participated as Agiboo has a strong commitment to the sugar trade industry.