Potassium carbonate market price declines in 2019

1、 Price trend


Market analysis of potash products


(photo source: Commodity analysis system of Business Club)


According to the data monitored by the business agency, in 2019, the market of potash fell not only. At the beginning of the year, the average factory price of domestic light potash with tax included was 6975.00 yuan / ton, and at the end of the year, the average factory price of domestic light potash with tax included was 6350.00 yuan / ton, down 8.96%. The current price dropped 8.14% year on year.


2、 Market analysis


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Product: in 2019, the market of potassium carbonate is not only declining, but also influenced by the price of upstream raw material potassium chloride, which has no supporting effect on the price of potassium carbonate. The market of potassium chloride is facing the pressure of three big mountains, i.e. large stock, weak demand and downward international price. The cost support is weak, and the market of potash in 2019 is weak. Generally speaking, the trading atmosphere of potash market in 2019 is cold and light, the activity is low, the demand side is weak, the actual trading volume of the market is insufficient, and the downstream demand has not improved, and the overall trading volume is slightly depressed. At the same time, the plant operating rate of the manufacturer is low, and the overall inventory is low, so the purchasing market momentum is low Generally, domestic potash market fell. According to the statistics of the business agency: in December, the main quotation range of domestic industrial potassium carbonate is about 6200-6500 yuan / ton (the quotation is only for reference), and the quotation varies according to the purchase situation.


3、 Future forecast


According to the potash analysts of the business association, recently, the domestic import of potash port bonded area has a large amount of goods, and the supply of potash goods is still at a high level. The price is difficult to improve in the short term. Under the situation of weak cost support, the potash manufacturers have a negative attitude. In the short term, the price of potash is mainly consolidation, and the long-term market still needs to wait and see. (the above prices are provided by the major potassium nitrate manufacturers all over the country and analyzed by the potassium carbonate analyst of the business association, for reference only. For more details, please contact the relevant manufacturers for consultation).


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