Sulphuric acid sweetened by fertile market outlook
Published: Tuesday, 23 March 2010
Negative prices, fertiliser demand slump and reduced copper production all soured the sulphuric acid market last year. But 2010 promises to be a tale of cautious recovery
Sulphuric acid is a cyclical
commodity. Production of this intermediate product, consumed by
myriad markets in the manufacture of high value goods, is often
cited as being the best indication of a countrys
industrial wealth and activity.
This is because production of sulphur-in-all-forms
(including sulphuric acid) is primarily...