Global Potassium Sulfate - Procurement Market Intelligence Report

  • ID: 4537471
  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • 85 pages
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Compass Minerals
  • K+S group
  • SQM
  • Tessenderlo
  • YARA
  • MORE
About Potassium Sulfate Market

Potassium sulfate (K2SO4) also known as sulfate of potash is a water-soluble white crystalline salt, which is predominantly used to produce fertilizers and in applications in pharmaceutical industry. It is the world's most popular low chloride fertilizer. The chemical compound is mainly found in combination with other mineral sulfates such as magnesium, sodium, and calcium. Also, potassium sulfate fertilizers are used in chloride sensitive crops, saline soil, and water scarce regions. Countries such as Russia, Chile, China, Germany, Canada, and Belgium are the main suppliers of potassium sulfate.

The increasing demand for potassium sulfate from end-user industries such as pharmaceutical, agriculture, and industrial applications is driving the global potassium sulfate market.

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The report provides actionable insights to improve source-to-contract cycle performance in the Global Potassium Sulfate Market. It helps sourcing professionals formulate better category strategies, enhance savings, understand supplier and market challenges, and implement sourcing best practices.

The report, Global Potassium Sulfate Market, provides up-to-date information about market shifts and potential risks, as well as in-depth knowledge of products and services, which can help in planning and in executing category management activities. It focuses on the cost-saving aspects of procurement and on providing insights that can lead to optimization of category spend.

Category driver
  • Innovations in manufacturing technologies
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Category constraints
  • Lack of transparency regarding the manufacturing process
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Procurement best practices
  • Analyze suppliers’ production capacities and utilization rates
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Key questions answered in this report
  • What are the market dynamics?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What are the category growth drivers?
  • What are the constraints to category growth?
  • Who are the suppliers in this market?
  • What are the demand-supply shifts?
  • What are the major category requirements?
  • What are the procurement best practices in this market?
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Compass Minerals
  • K+S group
  • SQM
  • Tessenderlo
  • YARA
  • MORE
PART 1: CATEGORY AT A GLANCE
  • TAKEAWAY 01 - Market Overview
  • TAKEAWAY 02 - Demand and Supply Snapshot
  • TAKEAWAY 03 - Key Market Dynamics
  • TAKEAWAY 04 - Supply Market Highlights
  • TAKEAWAY 05 - Pricing Insights
  • TAKEAWAY 06 - Procurement Insights
PART 2: SCOPE OF THE REPORT
  • Category Definition
  • Research Methodology
PART 3: MARKET INSIGHTS
  • Category Spend Analysis
  • Category Maturity by Regions
  • Demand-Supply Shifts
  • Regional Demand-Supply Snapshot
  • Global Potassium Sulfate Production Hubs
  • Market Developments
  • Regional Impact of Trends
  • Key Category Growth Drivers and Corresponding Regional Impacts
  • Major Category Growth Constraints and Corresponding Regional Impacts
  • Key Current Technological Innovations
  • Major Regulatory Frameworks
  • Strategic Sustainability Practices
  • Porter’s Five Forces Porter’s Five Forces
  • PESTLE Analysis
PART 4: SUPPLY MARKET INSIGHTS
  • Supplier Operational Capability Matrix
  • Other Prominent Suppliers by Region: Operational Capability Matrix
  • Supplier Functional Capability Matrix
  • Other Prominent Suppliers by Region: Functional Capability Matrix
  • Key Clients/Partners
  • Supplier Cost Breakup
  • Supplier Positioning Matrix
PART 5: PRICING INSIGHTS
  • Pricing Models Snapshot
  • Pricing Models - Pros and Cons
  • Indicative Pricing
PART 6: PROCUREMENT INSIGHTS
  • Major Category Requirements
  • Major Procurement Pain Points
  • Category Sourcing Evolution Matrix
  • Procurement Best Practices
  • Cost-saving Opportunities
  • Supplier Selection Criteria
  • Category Negotiation Strategies
  • SLA Terms
  • Supplier Evaluation Criteria
  • Category Risk Analysis
PART 7: TOP FIVE SUPPLIERS
  • K+S group
  • Tessenderlo
  • Compass Minerals
  • SQM
  • YARA
PART 8: APPENDIX
  • Glossary
  • Key Notes
  • About
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Compass Minerals
  • K+S group
  • SQM
  • Tessenderlo
  • YARA
  • MORE
New Report Released: Global Potassium Sulfate Category - Procurement Market Intelligence Report 2018-2022.

The author of the report recognizes the following companies as the key suppliers in the Global Potassium Sulfate Category - Procurement Market Intelligence Report: K+S group, Tessenderlo, Compass Minerals, SQM, and YARA.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from the research team said: “One of the procurement best practices for buyers is to conduct effective quality and safety testing of potassium sulfate sample.”

According to the report, one of the key growth contributors for the global potassium sulfate market is the rise in demand for water soluble fertilizers.

Further, the report states that major procurement challenge experienced by the buyers is the difficulty in understanding cost-saving opportunities across supply chains of suppliers.

The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains actionable insights to improve source-to-contract cycle performance in addition to a PESTLE analysis.
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  • K+S group
  • Tessenderlo
  • Compass Minerals
  • SQM
  • YARA
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