Sulphuric acid prices, markets & analysis

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The global sulphuric acid 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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    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

    IFA '18: Prospective Pakistan potash player courts MOP majors for supply deal

    BERLIN (ICIS)--Pakistan’s sole prospective sulphate of potash (SOP) developer, Barket Fertilizers, is courting global muriate of potash (MOP) majors... Mon, 18 Jun 2018

    Bullish mood as ferts industry heads to IFA

    LONDON (ICIS)--Bustling Berlin forms the backdrop for this year’s annual conference of the International Fertilizer Association (IFA), with thousands... Fri, 15 Jun 2018

    Americas Chemical Industry Outlook for 2018

    HOUSTON (ICIS)--The following OUTLOOK '18 stories were published by ICIS news between Thursday 21 December 2017 and Tuesday 9 January 2018. Please... Mon, 15 Jan 2018

    INSIGHT: Salts of the Earth

    By Andy Hemphill LONDON (ICIS)--Deep in the Australian outback, amid barren, featureless desert countryside reminiscent of Mad Max, lies a series of... Wed, 15 Nov 2017

    ICIS Infographic: Sulphur Production, Consumption and Uses

    ICIS Infographic: Sulphur Production, Consumption and Uses

    The sulphur infographic has been created to show the flow of trade between major sulphur producing countries and where they are located, along with major importing countries.

    Sulphur is recovered from natural gas and oil and the graphic shows how sulphur is used once burnt into sulphur dioxide and then converted to sulphuric acid.

    Sulphuric acid is deemed one of the abundantly made industrial chemicals. It is used to make hundreds of different compounds needed across the chemical industry.

    The largest being phosphoric acid which is used to produce phosphate fertilizers and accounts for 90% of sulphur produced or extracted.

    Free animated infographic: Global restructuring/cost-cutting in the TiO2 market

    Free animated infographic: Global restructuring/cost-cutting in the TiO2 market

    European titanium dioxide (TiO2) contract prices have plummeted since Q4 2014 successively over the past year, according to ICIS price data. This is typically for standard grade TiO2, which is mainly used in the paints and coating sectors.

    The reason for the sizeable price drop is mainly because of supply exceeding demand. Producers are restructuring and cost cutting to try and mitigate the structural oversupply globally and on the back of lacking profitability.

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