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,
How It's Made – The Case of Potash
If you are thinking of investing in potash, a good thing to do is to understand how potash is produced. Before it can be turned into commercial fertilizers like SOP and MOP, potash ore must be extracted from the ground and then refined.
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.