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June 14, 2019

Briefing: Sulphuric Acid (June 14, 2019)

Download full report Global Developments Acid pricing is still under downward pressure. Price erosion accelerated in May, and in recent weeks it is clear that Chinese […]
June 13, 2019

News: Workers at Codelco’s Chuquicamata to strike

June 13, 2019 In Chile, media reports indicate that union workers at Codelco’s Chuquicamata (Chuqui) smelter plan to begin a strike on Friday, June 14. This […]
June 7, 2019

Briefing: Sulphuric Acid (June 7, 2019)

Download full report Global Developments Sulphuric acid prices are still correcting downwards. After hitting levels that were widely seen as unsustainble in 2H18, spot prices were […]
May 31, 2019

Briefing: Sulphuric Acid (May 31, 2019)

Download full report Global Developments Sulphuric acid prices are still under downward pressure. This has had a consequence on both the supply and demand sides. Supply […]
May 31, 2019

News: US to impose tariffs on Mexico

May 31, 2019 In the US, President Trump announced yesterday that the US would begin imposing a 5% tariff on all imported goods from Mexico beginning […]
May 28, 2019

News: Potrerillos smelter restarts

May 28, 2019 In Chile, multiple market sources report Codelco was successful in restarting its Potrerillos smelter over the weekend and sulphuric acid deliveries resumed yesterday. The […]
May 24, 2019

Briefing: Sulphuric Acid (May 24, 2019)

Download full report Global Developments Downward pressure is still building in the sulphuric acid market despite a slight pick up in spot demand, which suggests the […]
May 17, 2019

Briefing: Sulphuric Acid (May 17, 2019)

Download full report Global Developments Global geopolitical tensions are escalating and the world is at risk of slipping into a recession. Raised trade tariffs between China […]
May 10, 2019

Briefing: Sulphuric Acid (May 10, 2019)

Download full report Global Developments Spot price indications continue to move down with supply outstripping demand. Part of the length comes from China, where smelters including […]
May 3, 2019

Briefing: Sulphuric Acid (May 3, 2019)

Download full report Global Developments Market liquidity is low with many buyers covered and smelters moving as much as they can where contracts allow. How much […]
April 26, 2019

Briefing: Sulphuric Acid (April 26, 2019)

Download full report Global Developments The acid market remains bearish. The rapid price decline in recent weeks was driven by the timing of a series of […]
April 19, 2019

Briefing: Sulphuric Acid (April 19, 2019)

Download full report Global Developments Prices continue to be under downward pressure, with buyers in Latin America getting competitive offers. In Argentina, a sale was reported […]