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November 15, 2019

Briefing: Sulphuric Acid (November 15, 2019)

Global Developments Discussions of the acid market in various regions are revolving around very different topics of concern, making it hard to conclude an overall trend. […]
November 13, 2019

News: Glencore to close Canadian smelter by end of year

November 13, 2019 Glencore announced today it will permanently close its Brunswick lead smelter, also known as Belledune, in New Brunswick, Canada by the end of the year. […]
November 8, 2019

Briefing: Sulphuric Acid (November 8, 2019)

Global Developments The focus of the market continues to be long-term contractual business. In Chile, discussions are ongoing after some initial quantities settled in the high […]
November 1, 2019

Briefing: Sulphuric Acid (November 1, 2019)

Global Developments These are uncertain times for the world, reflected by acid players’ disjointed views of 4Q19 and 2020. The different positions of each market player […]
October 30, 2019

News: Chile protest/strike update 2

October 30, 2019 Protest and strike activity in Chile is continuing despite Chile’s President Sebastian Pinera announcing a social reform plan last week as previously reported. Among the latest […]
October 25, 2019

Briefing: Sulphuric Acid (October 25, 2019)

Global Developments It remains too early to judge the net impact as a result of the civil unrest in Chile. We are aware of some interruptions […]
October 23, 2019

News: Chile protest/strike update

October 23, 2019 Protest and strike activity in Chile intensified today with the first formally organized demonstration taking place, being led by students and trade unions. Thousands of […]
October 22, 2019

News: Protests in Chile mounting

October 22, 2019 In Chile, protests over social issues around income equality and cost of living are increasing. The latest driver of the unrest came last week […]
October 18, 2019

Briefing: Sulphuric Acid (October 18, 2019)

Download full report Global Developments The focus of the market remains on Chile. Some tonnage for 2020 delivery has been secured in the high $60s/t CFR, […]
October 11, 2019

Briefing: Sulphuric Acid (October 11, 2019)

Download full report Global Developments Long-term contract negotiations are the focus in Chile and a few other regions. In Chile, the buy side has reported securing […]
October 4, 2019

Briefing: Sulphuric Acid (October 4, 2019)

Download full report Global Developments Under Bunge’s most recent purchase tender for 18,000t for mid November arrival, the number of offers were more than expected. This […]
September 27, 2019

Briefing: Sulphuric Acid (September 27, 2019)

Download full report Global Developments The sulphuric acid market is stable while the sulphur and phosphates markets are more bearish in comparison. We will discuss how […]