Indian firm MRPL waves off first international sulphur shipment

By James Sean Dickson
Published: Friday, 09 January 2015

At a time of increasing concern at the potential for oversupply in the sulphur industry, particularly because of the increases in China’s sulphur capacity, the MRPL shipment is positive news for the sector and shows that China is still a key customer for the mineral.

India-based Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL) has seen off 16,500 tonnes sulphur in its first international cargo shipment of the fertiliser and chemical feedstock mineral.

Now abord the NV Dusita Naree, the shipment is headed to the port of Zhenjiang, located close to Nanjing and Shanghai, in...

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