Month: September 2021

SOP price premium – a very brief introduction

When talking about market developments of potash fertilisers, any prospective investor should also note that two main kinds – Muriate of Potash (MOP) and Sulphate of Potash (SOP) – tell very different stories regarding their respective prices. Again, the critical difference boils down primarily to their varying chloride content. The most common reason for opting …

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Know thy potash: Key things you need to know before investing in potash

Let’s start with some context. According to The World Population Prospects 2019 report the world’s population is expected to increase by 2 billion persons in the next 30 years, from 7.7 billion currently to 9.7 billion in 2050. As the number of humans on the Earth continues to grow, it is becoming more and more …

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Sulphate of Potash – Ingredient for climate-smart agriculture

Climate change is one of the most pervasive and threatening issues of our time, with far-reaching impacts in the twenty-first century. Human and ecological systems rely on soil to provide water and nutrients for plant growth, the regulation of the water cycle, and carbon storage. Climate change and its impacts — temperature increases, changing precipitation …

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