06 December 2007 11:11 [Source: ICIS news]
Overall consumption of phosphate fertilizer was forecast to grow by 6.5% by 2011 over the annual 2004-2006 average, added Luc M Maene, director general of the International Fertilizer Industry Association (IFA), who was speaking here on Thursday at the Fertilizer Association of India (FAI) conference.
Indian DAP imports had expanded six-fold over 2004-2006, since when the country had become the world’s largest DAP importer, Maene said, adding this trend looked set to continue to meet forecast demand.
However, there would be no significant change in DAP domestic production, he said.
The annual FAI conference takes place in
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