This week, the potassium carbonate market consolidated (12.04-12.08)

According to the commodity market analysis system of Shengyishe, the mainstream ex factory price of Shanxi light potassium carbonate, including tax, was 7550.00 yuan/ton this week. The current price has increased by 0.67% compared to the previous month, and the current price has decreased by 18.16% year-on-year.


Benzalkonium chloride

Potassium carbonate


The price of potassium carbonate has stabilized this week. From the above chart, it can be seen that the potassium carbonate market has mainly fluctuated slightly in the past three months, and the market has remained stable this week. The available supply of potassium chloride in the cost side market is limited, and the price of potassium chloride in the market is fluctuating and consolidating. Downstream demand remains low, and the potassium carbonate market is consolidating. According to statistics from Business Society, the mainstream ex factory quotation range for industrial grade potassium carbonate in China this week is around 7300-7500 yuan/ton (for reference only), and the quotation varies depending on the procurement situation.


Recently, the prices of mainstream domestic potassium chloride manufacturers have fluctuated: 60% of the port’s large red particles are priced at around 3000-3150 yuan/ton, and 62% of the border trade’s Russian white potassium is priced at around 2850 yuan/ton, with prices temporarily stable. The domestic potassium chloride market has a large supply of imported goods, and it is expected that the potassium chloride market will be weak and consolidate in the future.


Recently, domestic potassium chloride prices have fallen, and cost support has been poor. Downstream demand for essential procurement is maintained, and it is expected that the price of potassium carbonate will mainly decline in the short term, while the long-term market still needs to wait and see.

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