ICIS is pleased to announce that it will be attending the 23nd AFA Annual Fertilizer Forum and Exhibition. With over 500 Senior Executives expected to attend, this event provides delegates the opportunity to interact with key leaders in the fertilizer industry. Stop by and speak with the ICIS team to learn more about ICIS market intelligence
for the fertilizer industry.
Sales Manager - Global Fertilizers
Akmal Sultanov is the Sales Manager for fertilizers at ICIS. He can be reached at Akmal.Sultanov@icis.com
Deepika Thapliyal is a Market Reporter for ICIS. She can be reached at Deepika.Thapliyal@icis.com
Africa will be the focus of 2017 and beyond with new phosphates capacity coming on stream and new players entering the market. As the phosphates market starts 2017 under pressure, with prices edging downwards globally and subdued demand, Africa emerges as an active demand outlet.
ICIS takes a look at the major companies that are going to play a big role in the next five years on the continent, and the main developments that are likely to shape the market by 2022.
A sulphur facility set to kick off construction by the end of the year could shift Western Canada market logistics beginning in late 2017.
The Heartland Project, a planned forming facility between Inter-Chem and a Petrosul subsidiary, would add options into the mix for suppliers to get solid sulphur out of Vancouver for international export, as well as liquid loading for movement into the US by rail.
In this article addressing the US phosphate market, ICIS fertilizer market editor Mark Milam takes a look at how a sinkhole, which developed at a manufacturing operation earlier this year in Florida, has challenged producer Mosaic and brought the environmental hurdles and public scrutiny faced by the industry, back into the spotlight.