10 July 2012 23:54 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--Moroccan fertilizer producer Office Cherifien des Phosphates (OCP) will extend its contract to supply phosphate rock to Mississippi Phosphates Corp (MPC) by six months, the US company said on Tuesday.
The supply agreement had been scheduled to expire on 30 June and under the extension will run until 31 December.
“During the six-month extension, MPC intends to enter into discussions with OCP relating to the terms and conditions of a potential longer-term arrangement for the supply of phosphate rock to Mississippi Phosphates’ Pascagoula, Mississippi, plant,” MPC said.
MPC operates a 850,000 tonne/year diammonium phosphate (DAP) plant in Pascagoula.
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