Internationally reputed trading company, Ameropa, headquartered in Switzerland has been the lowest bidder for the supply of Muriate of Potash (MoP) for the 2022/23 Maha Season Paddy Cultivation. The physical supplier of Ameropa cargo is Canpotex Ltd, Canada
The Ministry of Irrigation called for tenders on 27 July 2022 and the tender was closed on 24, August 2022. This would be the second tranche of ADB loan to purchase MoP.
According to sources, it is being expected that the award would go to Ameropa Asia as it quoted the lowest price of USD 950 per MT of MoP.
The next bidder was Valency International – Singapore (supplier from Vietnam) that said it would supply 10,000 MT at USD 1,049 Per MT. the third bidder, the Agri Commodities & Finance in Dubai could supply 40,000 MT at a cost of USD 1,278 Per MT. Supplier is form Jordan.
Canpotex is one of the world’s largest suppliers of potash overseas. Canpotex markets and delivers Canadian potash to millions of fields and farmers around the world. Canpotex Limited (Canpotex) is a joint venture that is wholly owned by two Saskatchewan potash producers — Mosaic and Nutrien — with each shareholder having an equal ownership in the company. Canpotex has over 50 years of expertise in global potash sales and transportation to efficiently supply world markets with high quality potash for food production. Canpotex has four offices internationally, in Canada, Brazil, Malaysia, and China.
By Sulochana Ramiah Mohan