Fertilizers

Aug 14th, 2017

5-Year Forecast for the Global Market of Organic Fertilizers

From 2017 to 2022 the global organic fertilizers market is expected to grow by 12%. By 2022 the planned value will reach over $11 billion. The main factors of the global market growth are the increase of the organic cultivation land and the production process improvement of organic fertilizers. In 2016 the largest fertilizer share […]...

Jun 6th, 2017

Global Antimonopoly Services Explore M&As At Agrochemical Market

When considering merger and acquisitions at the global agrochemical market, it is crucial to take into account their innovative role in the context of leading-edge patented technologies and the package of technology solutions offered for the business. Global agrochemical market is undergoing an active stage of mega-mergers which ultimately bring manufacturers winning technological solutions and […]...

Jan 31st, 2017

North American Companies Revive the Production of Potash Fertilisers

According to estimates, the market of potash fertilisers in North America will recover gradually. Since the turn of the year, the demand for this type of fertilisers has increased and will continue to grow with the onset of seasonal farm work. In 2016, the demand for this fertiliser was low, and the production was reduced […]...

Dec 27th, 2016

United States environmental protection agency issued a ban on inert ingredients in pesticides

United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reviewed a petition from environmental organisations and organisations for the protection of human health, calling to ban a number of harmful components which are included into plant-protecting agents. In the issue, the agency has come to a decision prohibiting the use of 72 inert substances. Further, at the […]...

Apr 21st, 2010

Green Plains to Acquire Agribusinesses

US-based ethanol producer Green Plains Renewable Energy is set to purchase numerous agribusiness companies located in west Tennessee, US. These include five grain elevators situated in Como, Dyer, Kenton, Trenton, and Union City, Tennessee, and have the capacity to store 11.7 million bushels. A wholly-owned subsidiary of Green Plains Renewable Energy, Green Plains Grain Company […]...

Dec 23rd, 2009

Incitec Pivot expects to meet forecasts

Explosives and fertiliser supplier Incitec Pivot Ltd says its first quarter results so far show its businesses are performing to expectations. Chief executive James Fazzino told shareholders at the company’s annual general meeting on Wednesday that the group is looking to the future with confidence after a tough year marked by earnings declines and writedowns. […]...

Dec 22nd, 2009

Sector Snap: Fertilizer makers climb

NEW YORK (AP) – Shares of Mosaic Co. and Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. gained Monday as the broader market rose and a Goldman Sachs analyst said now is a good time to buy stock in the fertilizer makers. In a weekend research note, analyst Robert Koort added Potash Corp. to his “Conviction Buy” list […]...

Dec 18th, 2009

BDO Raw Materials: Price Boom for Calcium Carbide in China

Pudaily, Shanghai-Calcium carbide markets continue with its uptrend in China. Affected by crowded transportation and railway cargo transportation from a unified tariff increase, from the previous ¥0.961 / ton / km up to ¥1.031 / ton / km, the supply in Mid and East-China is snug, leading to price increase of RMB 50/ton in North-West, […]...

Jul 27th, 2009

Uralkali Shares Jump on India Potash Deal

* Uralkali (URKAq.L) to deliver 675,000 tonnes to India * Shares up 5.8 percent in London * Analyst says China now likely to pay $400-$430 per tonne Shares in Russian potash miner Uralkali soared after the company said on Friday that its Belarussian sales joint venture agreed to sell 675,000 tonnes of potash fertiliser to […]...

Jul 22nd, 2009

Potash Market in 2009: Outlines, Prices, Behavior of Key Players

Potash Market in 2009: Outlines, Prices, Behavior of Key Players Three international companies, BelarussianPotashCo., Israel Chemicals Ltd. and Arab Potash Co, proposed to supply Indian buyers with potash at around US$460/mt for the summer-autumn 2009 season. This price offer has been largely affected by the recent contract between Russian potash manufacturer Silvinit (represented by IPC, […]...

Jul 22nd, 2009

PhosChem Announces Increased Volume To Existing DAP Contract With Indian Customers

Phosphate Chemicals Export Association, Inc. (PhosChem) announced an increase in volume to its existing diammonium phosphate (DAP) supply contract with its Indian customers. The volume will be increased by up to 500,000 tonnes from the initial 1.25 million tonnes agreed to earlier this year. Under the terms of the original contract, the price will be […]...

Jul 14th, 2009

Sipchem and Hanwha Chemical Sign Joint Venture Agreement for Polymers Projects

Saudi International Petrochemical Company (Sipchem) and Hanwha Chemical Corporation of South Korea announced that they have signed a Joint Venture Agreement today to establish a new petrochemical company in Al-Jubail Industrial City, Saudi Arabia that will be owned 75% by Sipchem and 25% by Hanwha Chemical. The new polymers venture comprises of a 200,000 metric […]...

Jul 6th, 2009

Fertilizer Subsidy Method To Be Modified

The government of India has plans to change the method of subsidizing fertiliser prices. This will be done by shifting to a “nutrient based subsidy regime” from the current “product pricing regime”. This was put forward by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee announced while presenting the Budget 2009-10 in parliament on Monday. Till now, the fertilizer […]...

Jun 30th, 2009

Abolishing Export Tariff on Fertilizers Eases Difficulties of Enterprises in Central and Western Regions

China will abolish the special export tariff on some fertilizer products including yellow phosphorus, phosphate ore, synthetic ammonia, phosphoric acid, ammonium chloride, triple superphosphate and binary compound fertilizer. Meanwhile, the provisional export tariff on products including fine French chalk, small and medium-sized profiled bars, as well as some nonferrous metals and their semi-finished products will […]...

Jun 30th, 2009

Asahi Kasei Chemicals Concludes Memorandum for Acetonitrile Production in Thailand

Asahi Kasei Chemicals, PTT Public Company Limited, Marubeni Corp., and their joint venture, PTT Asahi Chemical Company Limited (PTTAC), have concluded a memorandum of understanding to study the commercial production of acetonitrile in Thailand. Acetonitrile is a solvent used throughout the world in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals, as an analytical reagent, and in agrichemicals and […]...

Jun 11th, 2009

Ajay Shriram to Nurture Fertiliser Oufit

International Fertilizer Association (IFA) recently announced Ajay Shriram’s appointment as its president at IFA’s annual conference in Shanghai, China. Chairman and senior managing director of DCM Shriram Consolidated Limited (DSCL), Shriram is the second Indian to reach this position. Talking about his new role, Shriram says, “This is a strong recognition of India’s position in […]...

Jun 4th, 2009

Taiwan Bureau Has no Plan to Allow Ethylene Plants in China

Taiwan’s Industrial Development Bureau said it doesn’t plan “at this stage” to lift the ban on investing in ethylene plants in China, denying a May 29 newspaper report. Taiwan has barred companies from building so-called naphtha crackers in China because they may cause large fund outflows and affect investment on the island, the bureau said […]...

Jun 2nd, 2009

‘Reduce Use of Fertilizers’

It is imperative to reduce application of fertilizers as they lead to global warming, organic farming scientist G. Nammalvar has said. It is the third most important cause for global warming after industries and automobile, as nitrogen-based fertilizers enter the atmosphere as nitrous oxide, he said on Monday at a workshop on Technology Transfer and […]...

May 26th, 2009

New Coke-oven Gas to Methanol Production Line Runs in Shanxi

China’s first set of devices that can produce 300,000 tons of methanol with coke-oven gas annually just completed construction and started operation on May 25, 2009 in Changzhi City, Shanxi Province, the largest coke production base in China. Tianji Coal Chemical Industry Group Co., Ltd., formerly known as Shanxi Chemical Fertilizer Plant, and Shanxi Lu’an […]...

May 19th, 2009

China’s Oil Processing Capacity to Increase by 18% by 2011

China plans to raise its annual crude oil processing capacity to 405 million tonnes by 2011, the State Council, or the Cabinet, said on Monday in its restructuring and stimulus plans for the petrochemical industry. That would represent an increase of about 18.4 percent over its processing volume last year, which topped 342.1 million tonnes, […]...