Global Supply

In 2012:

  • There is expected to be approx. 64.7 mt1 (million metric tonnes) KCL produced.
  • The demand is expected to be approx. 51.52 mt2 KCL.

In 2016:

  • There is expected to be approx. 85 mt3 KCL produced.
  • The demand is expected to grow to approx. 58.9 mt4 KCL.

(International Fertilizer Industry Association, June 2012, 80th IFA Annual Conference.)
Conversion rate from approx. K2O production tonnes, to approx. KCL production tonnes - multipled by 1.61. <40.2x1.61=64.71, 32x1.61=51.522, 52.8x1.61=853, 36.6x1.61=58.94>

Western Potash Corp. is projecting a target annual production of 2.8 mt/year of KCL (K60 or 95% pure KCL).

 

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