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January 17, 2020

Briefing: Sulphuric Acid (January 17, 2020)

Global Developments India remains one of the few countries with an appetite for spot tonnes. Some buyers are purchasing on an opportunistic basis, taking advantage of […]
January 10, 2020

Briefing: Sulphuric Acid (January 10, 2020)

Global Developments One of the most concerning issues for sulphuric acid market players is freight costs. The full impact of the IMO 2020 rule on tanker […]
December 20, 2019

Briefing: Sulphuric Acid (December 20, 2019)

Global Developments An east-west divide is still evident in the sulphuric acid market. In the west, with many smelters sitting on a comfortable level of stocks, […]
December 13, 2019

Briefing: Sulphuric Acid (December 13, 2019)

Global Developments The market is relatively slow in the west of Suez. There were rumours of a purchase made by Timac for February loading in Europe, […]
December 6, 2019

Briefing: Sulphuric Acid (December 6, 2019)

Global Developments The focus for Acuity this week is on Asia and Latin America. For Asia, more contracts have been finalised in Japan and South Korea, […]
November 29, 2019

Briefing: Sulphuric Acid (November 29, 2019)

Global Developments Contract negotiations remain the item keeping most players busy. In Chile, more contracts are settling with the latest round mainly finalised in the low […]
November 22, 2019

Briefing: Sulphuric Acid (November 22, 2019)

Global Developments The offers and award against Bunge’s latest tender in Argentina revealed a couple of things. Firstly, there were few European cargoes offered and the […]
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 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 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 […]