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The Australian Saudi Business Forum & Council in collaboration with Australian trade and investment commission, are leading an Australian delegation to the Future Minerals Forum (FMF) 2024. See below for the benefits we offer to our delegates.

Organized by the Saudi Ministry of Industry and Minerals Resources (MIMR), FMF is dedicated to creating resilient mineral value chains in the regions of Africa, Western, and Central Asia. In its third edition, the FMF has become one of the world's largest gatherings of senior government and industry representatives in the mining and minerals sector.

Saudi Arabia has the vision, mineral endowment, a large market, regional and international relationships, and strategic location to become a hub for the minerals value chain in the Middle East and Africa region. With an estimated $1.3 trillion of mineral wealth across 52 commodities (including base metals, copper, zinc, bauxite, gold, silver, iron, lead, and phosphate), the Kingdom aims to develop its mining sector into the 3rd pillar of the economic diversification and build an entire mine to metal manufacturing value chain.

The FMF conference agenda includes over 40 sessions on four themes:

  • Developing a global critical mineral strategy
  • Incorporating centers of excellence into regional strategies
  • Establishing a global transparent standard for mineral supply
  • Creating green metal value chains by applying new technologies


FMF aims to attract suppliers of:

· Exploration and drilling services

· Junior Miners

· IT and tools to enhance productivity, quality and safety and reduce environmental impact.

· Mineral processing

· Mineral testing and weighing systems.

· Mining skills, education services and R&D

· Geo-mining consultancy

· Mine Safety Services and equipment.

· Analytical Products

· NetZero-Decarbonisation

· Digitalisation/AI/Technology

· Downstream and Processing

· Environmental/Social/Governance (ESG)

· Finance and Investment

· Hydrogen

· Green Metals

· Supply Chain and logistics services

· Sustainability Services and Products

· Smart Manufacturing

· Safety Solutions

· Transport and Logistics

· Fuel Cells

· EV Batteries

. Water Usage

Checkout the list of speakers HERE

About the Australian Saudi Business Forum :

The Australian Saudi Business Forum is solely focused on promoting and nurturing the bilateral business relationships between Australia and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Its primary aim is to enhance trade and investment opportunities between the two countries and to foster a mutually beneficial business environment.

The organisation is committed to building strong relationships between the business communities of both countries. Through various programs and initiatives, We seek to create opportunities for businesses in both countries to connect, collaborate, and learn from each other. This includes facilitating business missions, networking events, and business match-making services. Through its work, the Australian Saudi Business Forum aims to establish successful business partnerships between Australian and Saudi Arabian businesses.


King Abdul Aziz International Conference Center
Riyadh, Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia

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