Kate Wilcock, ICIS, UK, details the potential of a brief pardon for the global potash market with the second half of 2016 seeing price improvements but 2017 and beyond may be far from balanced.
Phosphate markets are expected to come under pressure as new capacity starts up, supply begins to catch up with demand and prices weaken. Juan von Gernet and Chris Lawson, CRU Group, UK, report.
In the September issue, Laura Cross, Integer Research, UK, illustrated the mixed fortunes of cyclical weakness in the nitrogen market: producer competitiveness and investment activity.
One of the world’s largest phosphate mines has turned to Siemens for accurate production rate measuring, as Matt Morrissey, Siemens Canada, explained in Dry Bulk Autumn 2016.
On 13 October 2016, international agriculture professionals will gather in London to celebrate fertilizers and their essential role in sustaining the growing population.
In Dry Bulk's Spring issue, Ben Farey, CRU, UK, considers the impact of China on the global markets for fertilizer feedstocks.
According to The Star, Kenya, the first batch of fertilizer from the Eldoret fertilizer plant in August.
Agrium Inc. has announced a purchase agreement between its Crop Production Services (CPS) and Cargill AgHorizons for the acquisition of 18 Ag-retail locations.
India's Fertiliser and Chemicals Travancore Ltd (FACT) aims to boost output to 1 million t in 2016/17.
According to Integer Research, commodity company Phibro Group and Quasar Energy Partners plan to start ammonia production in the US MidWest.
As reported by Integer Research, Lifosa plans to invest approximately€75 million in the production of food-grade phosphoric acid.