Is there an end to high SOP prices?
Integer’s Lead Potash Analyst Rebecca Hayward introduces Integer’s research on SOP with a focus on the reasons behind the sustained SOP price premium over MOP, it’s future and likely SOP capacity developments Unlike the chloride-comprising counterpart muriate of potash (MOP), SOP (potassium sulphate) is positioning itself as the golden child of the potash family. Since
The Integer View 18 December 2017 – The impact of China gas shortages on urea supply and Integer visit Sirius’s Woodsmith site
How China gas shortages will affect domestic urea supply By Lynn Wang, China Research Manager email@example.com China’s gas demand is set to hit record highs this winter, driven by a major switch from coal to gas for heating in North China, as the government of China seeks to reduce pollution. According to PetroChina, China’s total gas
Value added fertilizers in Asia set to drive global growth
Integer’s Director of Fertilizers and Chemicals, Oliver Hatfield, provides insight on the state of the specialty fertilizer market, ahead of Integer’s second Value Added Fertilizer Summit Asia, to be held 6-7 Feb 2018 in Singapore. If you’ve been doing the circuit, attending the regular commodity fertilizer industry conferences over the last few years, you’ll have
Integer View from China December 2017 – Potential for profound disruption to China fertilizer industry from environmental regulations
Since 2016, China has released a succession of environment polices: environment audits, “2+26 Cities Air Control Plan”, Environment Tax and Emission Permission License are all strong administrative methods being implemented by the government of China. The primary target is to improve the environmental impact of fertilizer and other heavy industries. A secondary objective is make
Major fuel retailers gather in London to prepare for expected growth in AdBlue® sales for cars
FindAdBlue.com (Europe’s leading AdBlue® locator website and app) held a Fuel Retailers Seminar on 14th November at The Royal Society, Central London. Attendees discussed the future of diesel cars and the expected increase in AdBlue® demand as new diesel vehicles comply with far stricter emissions testing on the road. The central London event was attended
Booming global growth deja-vu – is it 1995 all over again?
The global manufacturing PMI has been gaining momentum. It appears we are undergoing the most robust global economy since the rebound from 2008/2009 recession. The JP Morgan manufacturing PMI reached 54.0 in September 2017. The head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in early October that “the long-awaited global recovery is taking root”. It
The Integer View 01 November 2017 – Nitrogen Focus – Indian tenders tighten market
Indian tenders tighten market and highlight improved sentiment By Alistair Wallace – Fertilizer and Chemical Research Manger firstname.lastname@example.org and Charles Lester – Nitrogen Research Analyst Charles.Lester@integer-research.com Six months ago, Integer had concerns that falling domestic Indian urea consumption might push imports below 5.0 million tonnes in calendar 2017. Our forecast at the time was for
Insulated Wire & Cable Market Update – Free Webinar
Analysis of the latest findings from the Wire & Cable Data Service including: recent market developments, the changing global supply/demand balance and some long term market trends. Watch the webinar recording Click on the link below to access the webinar. The system will ask for a few details before launching the recording. >> Watch the recording
Phosphates prices to remain under pressure to 2019, as the global market adjusts to low-cost capacity expansions
This article draws on the latest release of Integer’s Phosphate Cost and Profit Margin Service. For more information please contact Ibi Idoniboye – Head of Phosphate and NPK Analysis – email@example.com China’s role in the international phosphate market has grown from 7% of global DAP exports in 2004 to 40% in 2016. China’s phosphate capacity is diverse
Integer DEF Awards 2017 are a hit in San Antonio!
The first ever Integer DEF Awards got off to a flying start at this year’s DEF Forum. Aiming to highlight successes and achievements throughout North America’s DEF supply chain, the five hotly contested awards were handed out during an evening ceremony at Integer Research’s San Antonio based event. Four of the five categories were