Fierce competition to keep fertiliser mineral prices low

By Laura Syrett
Published: Wednesday, 09 April 2014

Belarus maintains 0% export duty on potash; phosphate buyers stock up on cheap material

Demand for fertiliser minerals is climbing as buyers stock up on material at some of the lowest prices seen for a number of years.

Fierce competition and aggressive discounting by miners in an effort to secure market share means that rising consumption is unlikely to bring mineral values up, however.

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