Who We Are

Anglo Pacific Minerals is a minerals sourcing and marketing agency specialising in barite ore and powder.

Established in 2004, Anglo Pacific Minerals is a family-run minerals sourcing and marketing company based in London. We act as a bridge between mining companies and customers, bringing reliable, quality suppliers together with established buyers.

Our founder, Mr. John Allen, possesses over fifty years experience in the barite and wider industrial minerals sector and has a long history of working in China, Australia, India, Morocco and the U.S. Mr. Allen brokered one of the first ever barite shipments from China into the U.S. in 1978 and the business relationships he has developed around the world over the past five decades are maintained by APM today.

APM prides itself on developing long-term business, cultivated through strong, transparent relationships built on quality, trust and reliability. We have developed a global network of suppliers and consumers, helping mining companies and processors get their products to market, as well as identifying quality and competitively-priced suppliers for our customers.

APM works with clients around the globe including China, India, Australia, Morocco, the U.S., and Mexico.

Our Team

Anglo Pacific Mineral is a family-run business, founded by Mr. John Allen, and supported by three of his sons. We are a highly-motivated, hard-working and conscientious team, prepared to go the extra mile for all of our clients to ensure that they receive the best service possible.

John Allen



Rory Allen

Managing Director


Will Allen



Edward Allen

Sales Associate


Key Figures


APM’s management has over 50 years experience in the industrial minerals sector and we are fortunate to have long-term relationships with suppliers and customers spanning decades.


Of barite ore and powder typically distributed by APM each year. Usually shipped in 30,000 – 65,000 MT lots using Handymax and Panamax and other vessels.


APM works with clients in 18 countries around the world, including China, Australia, India, Dubai, Morocco, the USA and Mexico.


We ship from and to 25 ports worldwide, including Fangcheng, Zhanjiang, Chennai, Fremantle, Dammam, Safi, New Orleans, Corpus Christi, and Coatzacoalcos.


In addition to our core product, barite, we also distribute 11 other products, including manganese ore, chrome ore, talc, nepheline syenite and bentonite.


APM’s products are sold into eight industries – oil and gas, paints & coatings, brake linings, steel manufacturing, ceramics, glass, cosmetics and plastics