With hopes of a turnaround in the potash market on the horizon, here’s a look back at INN’s best performing potash articles over the last year.
2015 was a tough year for the potash market, which has suffered at the hands of a weak pricing environment for the last few years.
With hopes of a turnaround on the horizon, here’s a look back at some of our biggest articles in the potash industry over the last year.
1. 10 Top Potash Producing Countries
Every year, the Investing News Network updates readers on which countries came in on top of potash production. Outlining the production numbers and top producer in each region, this article provides investors with a quick look at the world’s most prolific regions for the fertilizer material. For 2014 it seems that globally, the top producer was Canada, followed by Russia. To learn more about the top 10 producers, read the full article here.
2.What’s the Difference Between Potash and Phosphate?
When it comes to the fertilizer market, there are several options. Between the different types of potash, and phosphate, things can get a little confusing. To help investors better understand the potash and phosphate markets, INN outlines the differences in both fertilizers, and how they are used. Learn about the difference between potash and phosphate.
3. Types of Potash: What is the Difference Between SOP and MOP?
One of the fundamental issues to understand about the potash market is that not all fertilizer is created equal. The two most common variations of potash are muriate of potash and sulfate of potash. In this article, the Investing News Network explores the differences between each type of potash, highlighting its strengths and weakness as well as outlining some of the companies exploring or mining each variation. Read more about the different types of potash here.
4. ASX-Listed Potash Companies
Investors looking to broaden their potash investments can have a look at companies listed on Australia’s stock exchange. Though the country has never been a major player in the potash game, ongoing exploration has led to resources being discovered across Western Australia and the Northern Territory. Click here to learn more about ASX-listed companies.
5. Potash Outlook 2015: Watch Oil for Near-term Clues
Undoubtedly, investors would want to compare what happened in today’s market with what analysts and experts expected to see happen. That being said, rounding off our list is the 2015 outlook. Overall, the it seems that investors should have taken clues from the oil market as to the direction potash would be headed in 2015. Seeing as how the oil market fared quite poorly in 2015, investors should have taken a big hint. Has the market aligned with your expectations? Read the full piece here.
Securities Disclosure: I, Vivien Diniz, hold no direct investment in any of the companies mentioned in this article.