Arab Potash

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Arab Potash
Industry Mining
Founded 1956
Headquarters Amman, Jordan
Key people
Nabih Salameh (chairman)
Products Potash, saltpeter, bromine

Arab Potash is a company that is primarily involved in harvesting minerals from the Dead Sea. The company was formed in 1956 as a pan-Arab business venture and has a 100-year concession from the government of Jordan to manufacture and market mineral products derived from the Dead Sea. It is headquartered in Amman and its name is abbreviated to APC. The company's stock is listed on the Amman Stock Exchange's ASE Weighted Index.


APC's principal products are fertilizer-grade potassium chloride and potash. Its principal export markets are India, China and Malaysia.

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Arab Potash has several Dead Sea-area affiliates and subsidiary projects, including:

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