The New Normal: The Commodities Sector After The Covid-19 CrisisLIVE TALK

The New Normal: The Commodities Sector After The Covid-19 Crisis – LIVE STREAMING

The event was held on Thursday, September 30 – (CEST)

Together with excelent guests and experts we discussed about the commodity market and how the Covid-19 pandemic affected its trends. The coronavirus outbreak has sparked a number of questions and volatility in markets across the globe. Throughout the crisis our market experts have been following the developments and what these might mean both domestically and globally for the commodities markets. The Austrian Economics Center and Competere offers you a new insight into what’s happening in the markets and the impact of the new global and European green policies. 


Salvatore Pinizzotto, Secretary-General, International Rubber Study Group (IRSG)

Carlos Risopatron, Director of Economics and Environment at the International Copper Study Group



Giacomo Bandini,

Recording coming soon!




Mr Pinizzotto is IRSG Secretary General since January 2017. He has vast experience in the commodities market having worked for three decades in the metals and non-ferrous metals industry. Mr Pinizzotto career has a strong international dimension with expertise in market research and analysis of environmental and economic trends on a regional and global basis. He attended as Keynote Speaker various conferences on the rubber market in China, India and South-East Asia. Mr Salvatore Pinizzotto has a degree in Economics and a Master in Business Administration (MBA).

Director of Economics and Environment at the International Copper Study Group since 2007. He is an economist and engineer with 36 years of professional experience as advisor of governments, international organizations and corporations in the areas of governance, mineral policy, energy, economic and environmental issues. He started working with the United Nation Economic Commission in 1984-1989. Then he worked for the Ministries of Mines and Planning in Chile during 1990-1995. Between 1996 and 2005 he was consultant at the United Nations and the Inter-American Development Bank in many countries and missions. Between 2005 and 2007 he was contracted by the UN Secretary General as UN staff member of the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations. The International Copper Study Group (ICSG) is an intergovernmental organization that serves to increase copper market transparency and promote international discussions and cooperation on issues related to copper. Together with the Lead, Zinc and Nickel Study Groups they serve 40 countries in 2021.

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