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Cheap and cheerful the mantra for EMEA potash hopefuls

If Anglo American’s rescue bid for Sirius Minerals was proof of the financial heft needed to develop a large-scale fertiliser mine, then the emergence of several lower cost projects across the EMEA region suggests a less capital intensive approach may prove at least as effective, especially in a post-COVID world.

Cheap and cheerful the mantra for EMEA potash hopefuls Cheap and cheerful the mantra for EMEA potash hopefuls Cheap and cheerful the mantra for EMEA potash hopefuls Cheap and cheerful the mantra for EMEA potash hopefuls Cheap and cheerful the mantra for EMEA potash hopefuls

Danakali's Colluli project is located in the Danakil Depression region of Eritrea, approximately 230km by road south-east of the port of Massawa

The global potash market is dominated by a few high-volume producers in North America and the Former Soviet Union, with Nutrien, Mosaic, Belaruskali and Uralkali accounting for around 70% of total