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The Product
Sulfur is a by-product of oil and gas production and refining, with this involuntary production accounting for up to 95% of traded volume.  Sulfur is used in a wide variety of industries, most of it after conversion into sulfuric acid, as an input for fertilizer production (70%), in metal leaching (20%) and in various chemical industries (10%).  Globally, sulfur is typically marketed in solid form and transported in bulk around the world on board ocean going vessels.

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The Market 
Annual production is about 70 million metric tons of sulfur of which about 40-45% is available for seaborne trade.

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Trammo’s role in the supply chain
Trammo is the single largest sulfur marketer in the world with a traded volume in excess of 5 million metric tons per year for 2014-2018.  Trammo supplied its first sulfur cargo to North Africa in 1984.  Since then, Trammo has been a significant market participant with a current annual volume of 5 million metric tons per year representing about 17% of all global shipments and 22% of the market excluding captive business.

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