Sulphur prices, markets & analysis

  • Overview

The global sulphur markets are covered weekly by ICIS in The Market. The Market gives you the global view on the fertilizer market, and is tailored for the international fertilizers business. The commentary includes supply and demand trends, production news, shipping enquiries, fertilizer prices and price drivers and fluctuations.

Commodities covered in The Market include:

  • Ammonia
  • Nitrogen
  • Phosphates
  • Potash
  • Sulphur


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We offer the following global phosphates analysis and news coverage to keep you informed of factors and developments affecting prices in the Sulphur marketplace.

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    US tariffs against China to have limited impact on fertilizers

    LONDON (ICIS)--The US tariffs against China are not likely to have any major impact on the fertilizers market, even though the final list includes... Tue, 18 Sep 2018

    India's increase in MRP, rupee depreciation keep phosphates market on its toes

    LONDON (ICIS)--The phosphates market's activity this week was concentrated in India, where the rupee's depreciation is prompting domestic producer to... Fri, 14 Sep 2018

    Sirius Minerals investors shaken by increased fertilizer project costs

    LONDON (ICIS)--UK developer Sirius Minerals has rattled investors after announcing that it requires $400-600m additional financing to complete its... Fri, 07 Sep 2018

    UK’s Sirius Minerals reveals ADM as mystery US fertilizer offtake partner

    LONDON (ICIS)--UK start-up Sirius Minerals on Tuesday revealed US agricultural processor, distributor, and trader Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) as an... Tue, 31 Jul 2018

    PODCAST: US fertilizer sentiment bearish at Southwestern Fertilizer Conference

    HOUSTON (ICIS)--News reporter David Haydon speaks with markets editor Annalise Little and senior editor Mark Milam on the US fertilizers... Fri, 27 Jul 2018

    Market insight: 'Europe TiO2 rollercoaster ride continues, with price spikes, supply challenges'

    Market insight: 'Europe TiO2 rollercoaster ride continues, with price spikes, supply challenges'

    The European titanium dioxide (TiO2) market has seen extreme swings in price and supply over some years now.

    Due to the price pressure and recent European Chemical Agency (ECHA) recommendation to classify TiO2 as a category 2 carcinogen, when inhaled, there is an underlying drive for buyers to reduce their TiO2 content and explore substitution possibilities. However, while this may be an option, technical limitations apply and there is an underlying need for a period of stability where economic sustainability is supported through the chain for the sake of the whole industry.

    2016 Ammonia Loadings for African Nations

    2016 Ammonia Loadings for African Nations

    Africa is a leading importer of ammonia for use in downstream phosphates and nitrates production, as well as operations in the chemicals and mining sectors. While Algeria, Egypt and Libya all boast ammonia plants, not much material is exported from those countries to elsewhere on the continent, as this Infographic shows.

    Fertilizer Trends

    Fertilizer Trends

    Fertilizer trends, past and present, showing key benchmark prices and some of the major sea changing events that have happened across the fertilizer sector from IFA Sydney 2014 to IFA Marrakesh 2017.