Fertilizers

Aug 14th, 2017

Massive Overproduction Brings Pressure upon Global Carbamide Pricing

Yara International, a key global producer of nitrogenous fertilizers headquartered in Norway, warns about a sustained retreat in prices for carbamide caused by the sweeping overproduction. It will mean the reduction of margins and profits below the market expectations. Despite China had reduced the exports by 32% (over 11 million tonnes), the restoration of profits […]...

May 30th, 2017

Mergers and Acquisitions Can Reverse the Situation in Indian Chemical Market

Indian chemical industry accounts for 2% of the country’s GDP. Moreover, national chemical companies are in the top ten of global producers which tells that India is a strong and competitive player in the chemical arena. A chemical sector is closely connected to such powerful economic sectors as processing industry and services, agriculture and commodities. […]...

May 23rd, 2017

Indian Producers Rely on Akzonobel Support in the Monochloroacetic Acid Production

An Indian chemical company Atul intends to intensify the production performance via the cooperation with global chemical leaders. In 2016 the company agreed to a joint venture with AkzoNobel for the production of chemicals and the construction of the plant in Gujarat, India. Both partners have an even equity stake for the manufacture of monochloroacetic […]...

May 10th, 2017

India Reduces the Urea Import

India is re-entering the world urea market and becomes a significant player in this business sector. This is due to the government’s decision to reduce the import of urea over the next 5 years. Moreover, on achieving the year 2022, Indian producers will completely refuse foreign fertiliser supplies. India has actively been developing domestic production […]...

Oct 31st, 2016

Import of ammonia sulphate from China to the USA may fall under customs duties

The United States Department of Commerce intends to implement austerity measures directed at regulating imports of ammonium sulphate from China to the USA. The decision to control the import of this chemical product into the USA is grounded on the confirmed data on the dumping of ammonium sulphate imported from China. Based upon the U.S. […]...

Sep 13th, 2016

The Indian chemical industry is prospering

As reported by Tata Strategic Management Group, chemical industry is tending to expand from $147 billion size up to $226 billion size by the fiscal year of 2020. The handbook “India Chem” published by Ananth Kumar — Chemical and Fertiliser Minister — presents the statistics that states that Indian chemical industry makes around 3 per […]...

Jul 12th, 2011

BRIC Countries Remain Largest Consumers Of Potassium Hydroxide According to Merchant Research & Consulting Ltd.

LONDON – The ever rising global population claims for the vast growth of the agricultural market, which is highly dependent on fertilizers. Thus the pressure on potassium hydroxide market to expand and develop is big and the market is steadily rising in volume. It is expected to overcome the figure of 31 mln metric tons […]...

Jun 21st, 2011

Developing Markets to Spur Global Phosphates Market Growth According To Merchant Research & Consulting, Ltd.

LONDON – The expanding application of biofuels and the ever-growing world population back up the rigid growth of the global crop production spurring therefore the large-scale usage of fertilizers. Thanks to these factors the market for phosphates is seeing an unparalleled growth today. It is expected that the overall market volume will be able to […]...

May 19th, 2011

Ammonium Nitrate Exports from Former USSR on Rise According to Merchant Research & Consulting Ltd.

LONDON – Production and trade of ammonium nitrate are facing considerable curbs on the way – the material has been defined as an explosive substance and it has been banned from sales at large marketplaces since 2003. Moreover the consumption of nitrogen fertilizers, ammonium nitrate included, has also demonstrated large-scale declines in Western Europe and […]...

Oct 26th, 2010

Urea: 2010 World Market Outlook And Forecast Published by MCGroup.co.uk

LONDON – With the global demand for urea at 185.5 M tonnes/y and the urea production at 250 M tonnes/y forecasted by 2015, the surplus is expected to keep urea prices at relatively low levels determined generally by operating costs. More than 90% of the world urea production is used as a nitrogen-release fertilizer owing […]...

Oct 14th, 2010

Chinese Firm to Expand Phosphate Production

China Blue Chemical, the chemical fertiliser subsidiary of China National Offshore Oil Corporation has started its 1.97bn yuan ($293m) phosphate fertiliser expansion project in Hubei province, China. Phosphate production will be increased by 480,000t a year, pushing the company’s total annual output to more than one million tons. The project will also add a 200,000t […]...

Aug 4th, 2010

MarketPublishers.com Adds Potassium Nitrate Market Research Update

LONDON – A recently updated market report Potassium Nitrate Market Research is now available at MarketPublishers.com. The global consumption of Potassium Nitrate has more than doubled over the last decade, whereas the growth rates of other alternatives, such as commodity fertilizers, have been more moderate. The first months of 2010 have reflected a positive shift […]...

Jun 30th, 2010

MarketPublishers.com Offers New Market Reports by Koncept Analytics

LONDON – Market Publishers Ltd informs that new in-demand market reports by Koncept Analytics are available in its catalogue. Global Container Glass Industry – An Analysis. The Global Market for Glass Packaging is thriving thanks to the increasing consumer demand for pure, green and sustainable food and beverage packaging. The report analyzes the global industry […]...

Jun 29th, 2010

Recovery of Prior Consumption Volumes of Phosphorous Fertilizers is Projected for 2011

In the end of 2008 – beginning of 2009 due to sharp price fluctuations the global Phosphorous Fertilizers market was practically paralyzed. According to analysts’ estimations, Phosphorous Fertilizers consumption volumes dropped dramatically during this period. The recovery of prior consumption volumes is projected for 2011. Forecasts indicate the recovery growth of 3% in 2010; specialists […]...

Jun 16th, 2010

Oil Crops Production is Actively Promoted in Kazakhstan

Key products of Fat-and-oil industry are vegetable oil, margarine, cooking butter. Raw materials for these products are seeds and fruits of oil crops, including sunflower, soy, rape, safflower, maize, lint, etc. Kazakhstan is a traditionally crop country. In 2009 just 5.5% of the total cultivation area was used for oil crops, that is 1.5% more […]...

Jun 14th, 2010

Domestic Economic Environment & Policy Environment of Chinese Compound Fertilizer Industry, 2009-2010

By the end of 2009, there were about 4,500 compound fertilizer producers in China with the aggregate production capacity of over 200 million tons. In 2009, Chinese compound fertilizer production exceeded 50 million tons. Generally, Chinese compound fertilizer producers concentrate in Shandong, Jiangsu, Hubei and Sichuan, etc. Based on the potash fertilizer consumption, Chinese compound […]...

May 17th, 2010

Sulfur Market Review 2010 Now Available at MarketPublishers.com

LONDON – In 2008 supply shortfall coupled with increasing demand from the fertilizer and industrial sectors, along with reducing inventory levels, contributed to sulfur price hikes. A reduction in Chinese imports and the effect of the global economy’s steep fall, thereby reducing demand for phosphate fertilizer, resulted in reduced trade causing a collapse in pricing. […]...

Mar 31st, 2010

Fertilizer demand to go up to 27-28 million tons

“Fertilizer sector in India is a highly subsidized sector and Indian companies have to sell fertilizers at a fixed price controlled by the government. The demand for fertilizers is expected to go up to 27-28 million tons and production is estimated to be 21 mt in the current year. The gap would be met by […]...

Mar 18th, 2010

Ammonia Sulphate: 2010 World Market Outlook and Forecast Been Recently Released by MarketPublishers.com

LONDON – Within Chemicals & Petrochemicals Reports Package 2010 , a newly updated market report “Ammonia Sulphate: 2010 World Market Outlook And Forecast” has been recently issued by Market Publishers, Ltd. The report features important aspects of Ammonia Sulphate market, provides its full and thorough analysis, focusing on the regional, country and world markets. It […]...

Mar 11th, 2010

China says potash prices to remain balanced in 2010

With potash companies waiting with baited breath for a big 2010 rebound, China believes that potash prices will remain relatively stable this year. The last two years have been very volatile. In 2008, the price of potash soared to over $1,000 per tonne. In 2009 as the recession hit, the price plummeted to $350 per […]...