Short-term sulphur oversupply on the horizon
Published: Monday, 22 July 2013
Supply growing is faster than demand, driven by oil and gas markets; balance depends on fertiliser demand growth
Global sulphur production has been steadily increasing since
2009 to an estimated 70m tonnes in 2012 according to figures
from the US Geological Survey (USGS), and a substantial amount
of additional sulphur capacity has been planned over the course
of the next two years.
Rather than growing as a response...